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Fourth of July celebrations turn violent


Decatur – The fourth of July turned violent in Decatur.


Police are investigating a shooting. They say it happened on East Johns Avenue. One person was shot around 11 last night. The victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


Police are also investigating a fight and stabbing in the 1400 block of East Wood Street. They were called out to a fight, and say several people have been arrested.


One person showed up at St. Mary's Hospital with a stab wound, as a result of the East Wood Street fight and stabbing. Decatur Police also sent others to be treated.


Police are still investigating both cases.


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