Macomb police need your help to find gunman
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 22:16:41 GMT —
Macomb police are looking for a man responsible for a shooting Sunday morning.
It happened in the 500 block of West Murray Street.
Police were called to a fight in progress, but found a 20-year-old man with a gunshot wound above the hip.
He was treated at McDonough District Hospital and released.
Police believe an earlier incident may be linked to the shooting.
"The victim was actually involved in two fights that evening. Then, later that evening, a subject entered the victim's residence through the back door. He was sitting on the couch inside and the subject fired one round into his side," Police Chief Curt Barker said.
Police arrested three people in connection with the first fight but have yet to identify the gunman.
"We have suspects that we're looking at, but we haven't confirmed anything yet. We just want to ask the public, if they have any information, please give us a call and solve this crime," Barker said.
The victim and an eye witness told police the suspect wore a hooded sweatshirt and a bandana covering his face.
If you have any information on either altercation, you're asked to call the Macomb Police Department at 309-833-4505 or you can text a tip to 274-637. You'll need to start your message with "MPDTIPS."