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The Pana Police Department Is Investigating A Shooting In Pana

The Pana Police Department is investigating a shooting in Pana. On Friday afternoon at approximately 2:39 PM, the Pana Police Department and Christian County 911 received multiple calls reporting an altercation behind an apartment complex located at 2 East Fourth Street. Many of those callers reported that someone had been shot with a gun during the altercation. 


Pana Police Department Officers along with the Deputies from the Christian County Sheriff’s Office and Inspectors with the Central Illinois Enforcement Group arrived on the scene shortly after the call. According to the press release the officers did some further investigating and spoke with various witnesses and discovered that two adult males were involved in an argument that started in apartment 9 at the apartment complex. A 29-year-old male is being reported to have used a handgun and shot a 27-year-old male in the area of the front left hip. Prior to the officers arriving at the scene, the victim was transported to Pana Community Hospital by private vehicle. The alleged suspect fled the scene and is at large.  


The victim was last reported to be in stable condition at Springfield Hospital.


The Christian County Sheriff’s Office, Central Illinois Enforcement Group, Illinois State Police Springfield Zone 4 Violent Crimes Unit, Illinois State Police Crimes Scene Services, and the Christian County States Attorney assisted with the investigation.

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