DECATUR – HELP LOCATE: On August 9, 2019, at approximately 10:00 p.m., the Decatur Police Department responded the 1200-block of West Moulton Street, in reference to a shooting investigation.

Officers made contact with a victim, who had two gunshot wounds. The victim was transported for medical treatment with non-life threatening injuries and has since been treated and released.

Through the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as 27-year-old Johnny Darryl Strong (DOB: 10/15/1991).

Detective S. Mukaddam took over the investigation and obtained a warrant for the arrest of Strong — charging him with assault in the second degree.

The Decatur Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Strong.

If anyone has more information about the incident or the whereabouts of Strong, please contact Detective S. Mukaddam at 256-341-4617 or email at