The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.
On 10/16/17 at approximately 6:19 P.M., an attempted murder occurred at Monroe St. and Center St. The victim was driving a vehicle northbound, at the intersection of Monroe St. and Center St. The victim heard a loud noise and believed he had been in an accident and stopped his vehicle just south of the intersection.
Seven to ten black males age 17-21 years of age, then gathered near the driver’s side of the victim’s vehicle, as the victim attempted to call 911. One of the black males who alleged he was struck by the victim pulled out a gun and shot the victim. The shooter and group of black males then ran southbound from the scene.
The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this attempted murder. If you have any information regarding the names of the black males who were with the shooter or who the shooter was at the time of the incident, please call Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS. You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay $500 dollars or more for information that leads to an arrest on the crime of the week. Thank you.