Champaign Police Investigate Shooting Incident (500 block of Alabama Avenue)

The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting incident, which occurred on September 23, 2014, at approximately 10:23 PM in the 500 block of Alabama Avenue.

At 10:24 PM, officers responded to a dispatch of shots fired in the area, after receiving multiple calls from the public. Upon arrival, officers located a 23 year-old Champaign man with a gunshot wound. The victim was transported by ambulance to Carle Foundation Hospital (condition status unknown). Officers from the Patrol and Investigation Divisions interviewed witnesses and processed the crime scene.

Detectives are currently following up on all leads 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: or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information leading
to an arrest.