Decatur Woman Shot In The Head Wed. Night


DECATUR, IL- Decatur Police are now investigating after a woman showed up at the hospital with a gunshot wound to her head.

In a released sent Thursday, police say the shooting happened in the basement of the home at 325 West Grand Street around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday.

Police were detailed to Decatur Memorial Hospital around 11:30 p.m. when the 31 year-old victim arrived for treatment.

Police say the victim was able to tell them that she had been staying at the home on West Grand temporarily and she was shot by an unknown person.

Witnesses who were in the home at the time of the shooting were questioned by police. Detectives also collected evidence from inside the home.

The victim has been transferred to Carle Hospital in Urbana. Her condition is listed as serious but not life-threatening.

Police say no arrests have been made in connection with this shooting and the investigation is ongoing.  

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