Victim who died in Long John Silver's shooting identified, no suspect in custody

    Victim who died in Long John Silver's shooting identified, name not yet released. (WICS/WRSP)


    The victim has been identified as an 18-year-old Decatur man, Curtis T. Hairston.

    Hairston was pronounced dead just after 7 pm at Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    The victim was shot in an incident at Long John Silver's in Decatur.

    Autopsy results indicate that the cause of death is due to multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen and groin.

    This shooting is still under investigation.


    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.

    The second victim is still in critical condition at St. John's Hospital in Springfield.

    Detectives are still processing and conducting interviews of several witnesses.

    No suspect is in custody at this time.

    We will update this story with new information as it becomes available.

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

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