Deadly Shooting in Decatur

Homicide Investigation


(Decatur, IL) No motive, no suspect: Police in Decatur are investigating a deadly shooting. Early this morning, police were called to the 1500 Block of East Grand on the city's east side. When they arrived, they found the victim, identified as 29-year-old Ishmael Adams, who was shot in the chest. Investigators believe the victim was shot in a parked car on Woodford Street. Police say Adams then walked about 25 yards to his mother's house, where Adams collapsed. Adams was taken to the hospital and died a short while later. Police told WAND investigators have no one in custody and have not established any motive. This is Decatur's 3rd homicide in 2010.


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