Decatur Police Search for Suspect in Orchard Street Shooting

Decatur police say they are searching for 29-year-old Preston D. Hyde in connection to a Thursday morning shooting in Decatur. (Courtesy: Decatur Police Department)

UPDATE:

Decatur police say they are searching for 29-year-old Preston D. Hyde in connection to a Thursday morning shooting in Decatur.

ORIGINAL:

Decatur police confirm one person was shot in the 400 block of east Orchard Street at about 11 a.m. Thursday in Decatur.

Police say the victim, a 39-year-old male, suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Police say the victim and suspect were in an argument in a parking lot on east Orchard Street. The victim was in a vehicle when the suspect fired several shots. Police aren’t releasing how many times the victim was shot.

The suspect is a black male, 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighs between 180 and 200 pounds and appeared to be in his twenties. He also has long black hair, possibly in braids or dreadlocks.

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