One dead, one critically injured in shooting near Long John Silver's

    Police on scene at Decatur Long John Silver's.

    UPDATE #2:

    The Macon County Coroner has identified the victim who died in a shooting at Long John Silvers in Decatur.

    The Coroner's office is waiting to release the name of the first victim until family has been notified.

    No suspect is in custody at this time.


    Decatur Police Department was called to Long John Silver's at 5:50 p.m. Friday with a report of a shooting.

    One male was found inside the restaurant suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

    He was transported to Decatur Memorial Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

    Another male shooting victim arrived at St. Mary's Hospital via private vehicle, who also suffered from multiple gunshot wounds.

    His wounds are life threatening, according to police, and he was flown to St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

    Detectives are still on scene processing and conducting interviews of several witnesses.

    Anyone with more information is urged to contact Crimestoppers at 423-TIPS or Decatur Police at 217-424-2734.


    Three Decatur police cars are on scene at a Long John Silver's restaurant on Eldorado Street in Decatur Friday night.

    Police have been on scene since around 6:30 p.m.

    The restaurant closed around 9 p.m.

    No word yet on what happened.

    We've reached out to police and they said they have no information at this time.

    We have a crew on scene and will bring more information as it becomes available.

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