Champaign Police investigate Shots Fired near Hedge Road

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CHAMPAIGN – Champaign Police Officers are on scene investigating after numerous reports came in of shots fired in the 1600 block of Hedge Road on Wednesday evening.

Authorities arrived at around 5:42 PM on April 13 to find no suspects or victims at the scene. While officers were investigating, they received word that a gunshot victim had arrived at a local hospital. They also recovered a significant number of shell casings from the area.

Champaign Police continue to canvass the area for more signs of damage. Investigators are processing evidence and interview potential witnesses as well.

No arrests had been made at the time of the Department’s release at 7:34 PM.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to call the Champaign Police Investigation Division at 217-351-4545.

Those wishing to remain anonymous can contact the Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477. Tips can also be submitted online at the Crime Stoppers website or by texting “CCTIP” plus the crime information to 274637 (CRIMES).

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