Decatur police search residence in connection with juvenile shooting death


MORGAN COUNTY, Ala. – Decatur police confirm a juvenile died after a shooting in Decatur early Saturday morning.

Police received a call about a shooting near 18th Avenue SE and Locust Street SE around 1:30 a.m.

The victim was treated at Decatur Morgan Hospital for a gunshot wound and was later transferred to UAB Hospital where police say he died.

On Monday, Decatur Police executed a search warrant in connection with the shooting. Crime scene investigators and around a dozen DPD officers were at the scene.

No arrests have been made, but police said they are searching for multiple people of interest.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Joshua Daniell at 256-341-4644 or by email at

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