Woman arrested in Urbana shooting


URBANA, Ill. (WAND)- A woman was arrested and charged in connection with a shooting that left a man in critical condition.

The man was shot in the 1000 block of North Cunningham in Urbana Tuesday.

The shooting appears to have happened at or around a garage called PDR Automotive Repair.

27-year-old Geneshia Grey of Champaign was arrested and taken to the Champaign County Jail. She will be in court Feb. 22.

Police say they were called to the area around 1 p.m. and found shell casings. They also learned the victim, a 20-year-old Champaign man, had driven himself to the hospital.

Officers said Grey was seen holding a baby and leaving the scene of the shooting on foot before getting a ride from a passerby in an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Kerr.

The victim was in critical condition late Tuesday, with injuries to his arm and head, but according to a police press release, those injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Police believe the shooting was an isolated incident and poses no risk to the public, according to the press release. Police said they are looking for a woman in dark clothing seen leaving the area on foot.

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