Woman shot in head in Urbana


URBANA, Ill. -- The Urbana police department is investigating a shooting that sent a woman to the hospital early this morning.

Just after midnight, Urbana police were called to a shooting at the intersection of Race and Montclair Streets.  Shots from a suspect's vehicle were fired at three women, hitting their vehicle multiple times.

When officers arrived they found three females, who had been shot at by multiple suspects. A 26 year old female was taken to the hospital, after being grazed by a bullet to the head, she is expected to survive. The other two victims were not injured.


The women then fled the scene and ended up near the intersection of Vine and the 400 block of Burkwood Court East, seeking medical help by knocking on doors. Police and EMS responded, and transported the woman who was shot to the Carle Hospital.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with further information is encouraged to call the Urbana Police Department at 217-384-2320. Callers may remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS or text "CCTip" plus the information to CRIMES (274637).

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