On October 5, 2019, at approximately 11:43 p.m., Champaign Police were called to the parking lot of a private business in the 1900 block of West Bradley Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police discovered a 25-year-old male victim suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Police rendered aid to the victim who was ultimately transported to the hospital. A short time later, police were notified that a second victim, a 32-year-old male, arrived at an area hospital via private vehicle with a life-threatening gunshot wound.
The preliminary investigation indicates this incident began as a physical altercation, which culminated in both victims being shot. There is currently no available suspect information and no arrests have been made at this time.
The investigation continues and future updates may be provided as they become available.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please to 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.
Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.