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CHAMPAIGN, III (WAND)- Champaign County Coroner Duane Northrup has identified the Champaign teenager who died from multiple guns as 17-year-old Quansay L. Markham. 

Police say they responded to the area of Fifth street and Beardsley avenue for a reported shooting Saturday at around 5:30 p.m. Upon arrival, police say they discovered 17-year-old Markham seated in a vehicle with life-threatening injuries. He was taken to Carle Foundation Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

Police say they processed the scene and the investigation is ongoing at this time. No arrests have been made. Any resident or business in the nearby areas with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to contact the police department. It is believed video footage may be of investigative assistance. Police request anyone with information pertaining to this investigation. 

An autopsy will be performed at the Champaign County Coroner’s Office on June 07, 2021. 

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