Decatur police make arrest in shooting death

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DECATUR - In an update to a story WAND brought you on Sunday, the Decatur Police Department says a man involved in a shooting incident on the city's east side has died as a result of his injuries.

Decatur police say officers were dispatched to the 800 block of East Prairie Street at about 1:00 a.m. on August 9 for a report of shots fired.  Officers say a victim of the shooting was taken to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries, and that they were informed by medical staff that the man, identified as Tyler Long, 20, had died at about 8:00 p.m. on August 9.

Authorities say the suspect in this shooting incident, identified as Shonquarius Johnson, 21, has been arrested on a preliminary charge of homicide.  The investigation into this incident is ongoing.

We will provide more details as they become available.

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