Decatur Police release new details from deadly shooting on Pine Avenue

Published: Aug. 4, 2021 at 7:54 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2021 at 10:54 AM CDT
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DECATUR, Ala. (WAFF) - Decatur Police continue to investigate a deadly Tuesday night shooting.

Around 8:15 p.m. on August 3, officers responded to a shooting call near Pine Avenue Southwest in Decatur.

A juvenile with a gunshot wound was pronounced dead at the scene. Police have not disclosed the victim’s name or age.

According to DPD, officers learned that multiple juveniles were inside the residence with the victim before the shooting. Two of the juveniles, including the victim, were playing with a loaded firearm when it was discharged. The victim suffered from a single, fatal, gunshot wound.

All parties have been identified and interviewed. The District Attorney’s Office will present the case to the Grand Jury.

No further information is available.

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