Man killed in deadly Champaign shooting identified

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) – Investigators have named the man killed in a Wednesday afternoon Champaign shooting.

Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup says 26-year-old Chicago man Micheal White died after someone shot him in the 1300 block of Sunset Drive in Champaign. Police say White was walking in the area at the time of the shooting.

Police say the shooting left White with life-threatening injuries. He died at about 1 p.m. Wednesday in medical care at Carle Foundation Hospital.

Officers want anyone with information on the shooting to call them at (217)351-4545. Tips can also go to Crime Stoppers at 373-8477.

Northrup says an autopsy on White is scheduled for Thursday.

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