Decatur man, boy injured during early morning shooting

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Decatur, Ill. (WAND) - Police found two people shot at a Decatur home early Wednesday morning.

Police responded just after 3:30am to 493 S. Maffit St., near Johns Hill Magnet School.  Upon arriving, officers say they found a 20-year-old man and 12-year-old boy with apparent gunshot wounds.  Both were taken to the hospital for treatment.  Police say the the 20-year-old was treated and released, while the boy remains hospitalized.

Police could not give a name for a person wanted in the shooting, but they said they have some descriptions of the suspect's age, skin color and clothing.  However, officers say they are conducting interviews and are executing a search warrant in the 400 block of South Maffit Street.

If you have any information regarding this shooting, you are urged to call Crime Stoppers at (217) 423-8477.  The investigation into this shooting is ongoing.

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