Chicago teen fatally shot outside Decatur graduation party

Updated 7/31/2022 4:08 PM

DECATUR, Ill. -- A 14-year-old girl from Chicago was fatally shot Sunday outside a graduation party in Decatur, authorities said.

Three more people were injured. The Macon County coroner identified the teenager as T'Earra Moore.


'As the party was concluding about 2 a.m. people were exiting the establishment or already in the parking lot when shots were fired. ... Ms. Moore apparently fled the parking lot where the shooting occurred and collapsed in a back lot of a nearby business," Michael Day said.

Decatur police urged the public to call (217) 424-2734 with any tips.

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