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DECATUR, Illinois (WAND) – Police said three people were shot during a night shooting at Decatur.

Authorities responded at 1:37 a.m. Friday at the Decatur parking lot, located on Auckland Avenue, and found several shell casings fired. While officers were at the scene, three Decatur residents arrived at the hospital with gunshot wounds.

One victim on Friday is in critical condition, two have received help and are in stable condition.

Decatur police arrested one of the victims, an 18-year-old man from Decatur. He is accused of using firearms in aggravating circumstances and illegal use of weapons in aggravating circumstances. Police said they had established the probable reason for the arrest of a 35-year-old man from Decatur for using firearms and possession of weapons by criminals.

Both suspects are in Macon County custody.

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