The Effingham Police Department is currently investigating a disturbance that occurred on the west-side of Effingham on Tuesday evening.
According to Effingham Police Chief Fuesting, officers were dispatched to a disturbance that occurred in the 1000 block of Edgar Avenue. When police arrived, they discovered a 53 year old male that had been injured. He was transported to HSHS St Anthony’s Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Chief Fuesting stated that this was an isolated incident. An investigation is ongoing as officers interview witnesses and follow leads.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.