Police Investigate Shooting


For Immediate Release

September 7, 2015

Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels, 217-202-7355[email protected]


Police Investigate Shooting

On Sunday, September 6, 2015 at approximately 10:20PM, Champaign Police responded to the 1500 Block of Hedge Road for a report of shots fired.  Upon arrival, Police were alerted that two victims had been transported to the hospital.  A 29-year-old male and 24-year-old male, both from Champaign, were being treated for non-life-threatening injuries.


The Champaign Police Department is seeking assistance from the community to help solve this offense.  At this time, investigators are interviewing potential witnesses, and processing evidence collected at the scene.


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 or Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477.  Crime Stoppers tips can also be sent by texting:  “CCTIP” plus the crime information to “274637”; or can be sent online at www.373tips.com.


Citizens are reminded that Crime Stoppers calls are completely anonymous.  Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information 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.  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.


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