On Aug. 24, 2019, at approximately 4:22 a.m., Champaign Police were called to the area of North Walnut Street and East Bradley Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 39-year-old male victim in the 0-100 Block of East Bradley Avenue suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The victim was transported to an area hospital.
The preliminary investigation suggests the shooting may have occurred in the 1200 block of North Walnut Street.
There is currently no available suspect information and no arrests have been made at this time. If any resident or business in the nearby area has exterior surveillance camera systems, please contact the police department. It is believed video footage may be of investigative assistance.
The investigation continues and future updates may be provided as they become available.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked contact police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements may be made for information to be shared privately. If you wish to remain anonymous you may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at 373tips.com; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app.
Champaign Police reminds citizens 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 the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency. Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.