Police Search for Shooting Suspect

The Champaign Police Department is asking for assistance with locating 20- year-old RODELL WILLIAMS of Champaign.

WILLIAMS is wanted for the offense of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm in connection with the shooting incident that occurred on June 17, 2013, in the 1000 block of Northwood Street, where the suspect reportedly fired shots at a known male. It was also reported that both males were involved in a physical altercation with one another, prior to the shooting.

The 25-year-old victim was not physically injured during the incident.

WILLIAMS was last seen running from the area, headed northbound on McKinley Avenue from Northwood Street. He was last seen wearing a red hat, white t-shirt and dark pants. A warrant was issued for his arrest on June 18, 2013, and bond has been set at $1,000,000.00.

Rodell T Williams

Age: 20
Height: 6’01”
Weight: 165 lbs.

Police would like to inform the public that this crime does not appear to be related to other recent incidents involving firearms in Champaign, The public is urged to contact law enforcement with any information. Information can be reported to the Champaign Police Department by calling (217) 351-4545, or callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS). Information can also be sent by anonymous web tip by going to: www.373tips.com or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000  for information leading to an arrest.