1 seriously injured in Urbana shooting incident

URBANA - The Urbana Police Department is investigating a Wednesday night shooting incident that left one man seriously injured.

Authorities say officers were dispatched to the parking lot of Hamilton on the Park at about 10:30 p.m. last night.  Upon arriving, officers say they found 21-year-old Mark Washington, who was conscious but had suffered a gunshot wound to the face.

Urbana police say Washington told officers that he had been shot in the area of Eads and Romine Streets.  Washington was taken to a local hospital and placed into a medically-induced coma.  The officers say there was no evidence of Washington being shot where he was found or in the area that he had told officers he had been shot.

The Urbana Police Department is working with the Champaign Police Department in investigating this incident.  We will provide more details as they become available.

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