Champaign Police Investigating Shooting

On Oct. 24, 2019, at approximately 12:34 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Country Fair Drive and West White Street for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, police discovered a 28-year-old male in the nearby area of the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue suffering from a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was taken to an area hospital.

The preliminary investigation revealed a suspect from inside a vehicle fired upon another vehicle while traveling.

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; 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 of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible