The Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this week’s crime of the week.
In the early morning hours of October 23rd, Decatur Police were dispatched to the 1400 block of E Hickory in reference to a gunshot victim. Officers arrived on scene and observed a female named Shatia Brooks lying unresponsive in her bed. Shatia was observed to have been fatally shot as she was sleeping. It was later determined that Shatia was pregnant when she was shot.
Detectives observed numerous shell casings in the street nearby the residence where Shatia was shot as well as several bullet defects in the residence where Shatia lived.
There is little information to go on and the Decatur Police Department needs your help in solving this homicide. If you have any information regarding this crime, then please contact Crime Stoppers at 423-TIPS. You do not have to give your name. Crime Stoppers will pay $1,000 dollars for information that leads to an arrest on this homicide. Thank you.