Media Contact: Deputy Chief Troy Daniels | 217-202-7355 | [email protected]
Tonight, at approximately 9:48 PM, Champaign Police responded to the 100 Block of E. Green Street after receiving multiple reports of shots fired. Preliminary evidence suggests that a domestic altercation took place within an apartment complex, resulting in both of the involved individuals being shot and sustaining non-life threatening gunshot wounds.
Within minutes of officers’ arrival to the scene, it was learned that a 41-year-old Champaign woman had been transported to an area-hospital for a shooting wound. The accused suspect in this incident—a 21-year-old male—also arrived to the hospital with a gunshot wound approximately 90 minutes later.
Investigators are currently processing evidence and interviewing potential witnesses to develop further details into the altercation and shooting occurrence. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Champaign Police Investigations 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.