Leafland Avenue

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) - Decatur Police are investigating after they were called out for a shooting in the 300 block of Leafland Avenue. 

Decatur police confirm with WAND News there are 5 victims. Sgt. Chris Copeland sent a correction to an earlier statement about the wounds of the victims, saying each of them have wounds with "varying degrees of severity".

One of the victims went to HSHS St. John's Hospital due to the seriousness of his wounds. The other four went to local hospitals for treatment. 

The victims are male and 18, 22, 24, 26, and 27 years old, per Copeland.

The shooting happened at 1:14 a.m. in the area near Leafland Avenue and Edward Streets. 

As of 7:30 a.m. Tueday, police had not made any arrests. Detectives have been working to process the scene and go through interviews.

This is a developing story. Stay with WAND News as we continue to get information. 

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