Champaign Police Investigate Reported Shooting


Contact:  Lt. Robert Rea | [email protected] | 217-403-6908

Champaign Police Investigate Reported Shooting

On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:00 PM, Champaign Police responded to Carle Hospital to investigate a shooting that occurred at an undetermined location in Champaign. The victim, a 38-year-old female, is being treated for injuries.

At this time officers are interviewing potential witnesses in an attempt to identify any suspect(s) and determine the location where the incident occurred. Champaign Police do not have any additional information, and the motive of the incident is unknown.

Police asks that anyone who may have heard or may have been witness to the circumstances surrounding this incident, to please contact the Champaign Police Department at 217-351-4545.

Citizens are reminded that crime information can also be submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives the information, completes a tips information form, and passes the tip information to the appropriate law enforcement agency. Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers, and conversations are not recorded.

Anonymous tips can be shared by phone at 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or by texting “CCTIP” plus the crime information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.