Police Investigate Shooting Incident in the 500 block of E Beardsley

On October 23, 2013, at 11:40 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of E. Beardsley for a report of a shooting in the area of Douglass Park. 

Upon arrival, officers encountered a 23-year-old male who had sustained a gunshot wound. The victim reported walking in the area when he was shot. No suspect or vehicle description was provided to police. 

Detectives are currently conducting interviews with witnesses and attempting to locate the suspect(s) responsible for this crime. 

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.