Two Officers, Suspect Shot During Decatur Traffic Stop

Two Officers, Suspect Shot During Decatur Traffic Stop

DECATUR (AP) – A central Illinois police chief said two police officers and a suspect were shot during a traffic stop in the city of Decatur.

WAND-TV reported that Decatur Police Chief Shane Brandel says shots were fired after the officers made a traffic stop about 12:30 a.m. CDT Wednesday.

The suspect and the two Decatur officers were taken to a hospital for treatment of their injuries, but authorities have not provided updates on their conditions.

No additional information on the circumstances of the shooting were immediately released by police. Decatur is located about 120 miles southwest of Chicago.

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