Police Investigate Shooting Incident on Hedge Road

Media Contact: Dave Shaffer  | 217-403-7030 | [email protected]

Champaign Police responded to the 1600 Block of Hedge Road at approximately 5:42 PM this evening, after receiving numerous reports of shots fired.  While at the scene, Police also received notification that a gunshot victim had arrived at a local hospital.

A significant number of shell casings have been retrieved at the scene and Police are currently canvassing the area for damage. Investigators are processing evidence and interviewing potential witnesses.  No arrests have been made at this time.

If you or anyone you know has any information regarding this incident, please call the Champaign Police Investigation Division at (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.

Citizens are reminded that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.  Calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes that information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.

Crime Stoppers tips can be shared by phone at:  217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at www.373tips.com; 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.