Man Shot in DeKalb After Argument Escalates


An argument leads to a shooting  in DeKalb.

Police responded to the 100 block of John Street around 2:15, Sunday morning.

Witnesses told officers a person inside a vehicle got into an argument with a crowd that was in the street. Several people from within the crowd then jumped on the vehicle. That’s when someone inside the vehicle fired off shots.

One man was hit by the gunfire. Police do not believe his injuries are serious.

The suspect vehicle is described as a dark colored sedan with tinted windows. Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the DeKalb Police Department at 815-748-8400, iWatch DeKalb at 815-673-7603, or DeKalb County Crime Stoppers at 815-895-3272.

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