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The Taylorville Police Department is investigating a shooting this morning that resulted in one person being to St. John’s Hospital in Springfield.

According to a statement released by the Taylorville Police Department early Friday morning, officers were called to 516 West Avenue shortly before 8:00 a.m. and discovered a victim injured from an apparent gunshot wound.

The suspect, 58 year-old Dennis E. Adams, fled the scene prior to the police arrival and has not been located at this time. Adams is considered armed and dangerous according to authorities. If anyone has contact with Adams they are advised to call the Christian County 911, the Taylorville Police Department, or the Christian County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim’s condition is unknown at this time. Stay tuned to Regional Radio News and TaylorvilleDailyNews.com regarding this story as new updates are made available.

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