Police identify man killed in early morning shooting in Decatur

DECATUR, Ala. -- Decatur police are investigating an early morning shooting that left one person dead. The shooting happened just before 1 a.m. in the 1500 block of Chestnut Street.

Police have identified the victim as 37-year-old Raul Estevan deQuesada.

Emergency crews arrived to find deQuesada had been shot and killed on the front porch of the home. Investigators are trying to figure out what let up to the shooting and confirmed they do not believe this was a random act.

Police are also still searching for the person responsible, if you have any information contact Det. Jordan Pace at (256) 341-4629 or Sgt. George Silvestri at (256) 341-4634.

This will be the 5th murder in the city of Decatur this year.

A memorial fund has been set up in honor of Raul deQuesada to help his family with funeral costs. If you would like to help, you can donate at any Redstone Federal Credit Union branch under the Raul deQuesada Memorial Fund account.