Urbana police investigate shooting incident

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URBANA - Champaign County authorities are seeking the public's assistance in their investigation into a shooting incident that happened on March 12.

Authorities say at about 11:59 a.m., the Champaign County Sheriff's Office and the Urbana Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the area of South Dodson Drive and East Washington Street.  Police say a victim was later located, and that the victim had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Urbana police say the victim told officers that one individual had fired four or five shots from the passenger side door of a large white or light blue four-door SUV with black tinted windows.  The victim also said that the vehicle was last seen traveling eastbound on Washington Street.

Authorities say the suspect in this shooting incident was described as a black male in his 20s.  If you have any information on this incident, you are urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.
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