Shooting Investigation – 200 block of Roper Street

On December 17, 2012, at 7:22 PM, officers received a report of a shooting, with multiple gunshot victims, that occurred in the 200 block of Roper Street.

At the scene, officers confirmed that two males in their early 30’s were shot in a home in the 200 block of Roper Street. Police are currently searching for two males who entered the home and fired shots before fleeing from the area. A third male who was also in the home at the time of the shooting was not injured. Both victims were transported to a local hospital for treatment of gunshot wounds. No additional information about the suspects have been provided to police at this time.

Champaign Police Detectives are processing evidence and interviewing potential witnesses. Police will continue the investigations and make arrests whenever possible.

If anyone has any information on any of these shootings, please contact the Champaign Police Department at 351-4545. A reward of up to $1,000 will also be paid by Crime Stoppers for information leading to the arrest of any person involved in these crimes. An anonymous call can be made to 373-8477 (TIPS) or an anonymous web tip can be submitted to Information can also be sent by texting keyword CCTIP plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES)