Third Shooting in One Day in Champaign


Champaign- Police responded to the 2400 Block of N. Neil Street regarding a shooting Saturday evening.

While investigating the incident, a male gunshot victim arrived at Carle Hospital's emergency room.

Preliminary information indicates that a female, who was in the area at the time, ran to a car when a handgun was pointed at her. The male driver of this car was shot during the altercation.

Detectives are interviewing witnesses and trying to locate the suspect responsible for the shooting.

Police said, they do not believe this incident is related to other recent shooting in Champaign.

If you have any information, please call police at (217) 351-4545. Callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest.

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