Champaign police investigate shooting incident

CHAMPAIGN - The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident  that occurred Thursday, May 22 at approximately 7:47 p.m. in the 800 block of N. State Street.  

Police responded to the area after witnesses reported hearing seven or eight gunshots.  Witnesses also reported seeing a red car and a silver car chasing each other while exchanging gunfire.

No descriptions of the subjects were provided and no one was injured in the gunfire, however one house was hit by several bullets.  Police do not believe the resident of the home was the target of the shooting.

Updates will be provided as they become available.  Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Investigation Division at (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.
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