Champaign police ask for help locating suspect in shooting incident


CHAMPAIGN The Champaign Police Department is asking for help to find 20 year-old Rodell Williams of Champaign. 

Williams is wanted for the offense of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm in connection with the shooting incident that occurred on June 17, 2013, in the 1000 block of Northwood, where the suspect reportedly fired shots at a man.  It was also reported that both males were involved in a physical altercation with one another, prior to the shooting.  The 25 year-old victim was not injured during the incident. 

Williams was last seen running from the area, headed north on McKinley Avenue, from Northwood Street.  He was wearing a white t-shirt and red hat.  A warrant was issued for his arrest on June 18, 2013, and a bond has been set at $1,000,000.00.    

Police emphasize the  crime does not appear to be related to the recent incidents in Champaign involving firearms.

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