Man arrested, charged with murder in Decatur shooting

Michael Elijah Vasquez, 25, is charged with Murder in the shooting death of 52-year-old Wayne Harold Jones. (Courtesy: Decatur Police Department)
Michael Elijah Vasquez, 25, is charged with Murder in the shooting death of 52-year-old Wayne Harold Jones. (Courtesy: Decatur Police Department)

Michael Vasquez is charged with murder after one man was found dead in a Decatur shooting.

Posted: Jan 12, 2020 2:40 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2020 10:40 AM

One man turned himself in on Sunday in connection to a shooting in Decatur.

Decatur Police responded to the call early this morning on the 3200-block of Modaus Road, SW.

Officers arrived to find 52-year-old Wayne Jones dead of a gunshot wound.

Investigators identified Michael Elijah Vasquez as a suspect in the case and charged him with murder.

Vasquez turned himself into the Decatur Police Department earlier today. He faces a $150,000 bond and is being held in the Morgan County Jail.

Right now, investigators believe this shooting was an isolated incident, and the investigation is still ongoing.

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