On April 11, 2020, at approximately 9:52 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of Edgebrook Drive for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located multiple shell casings to confirm the shots fired report. At approximately 9:59 a.m., Champaign Police were notified a 20-year-old male arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
The preliminary investigation indicates a subject exited a dark-colored vehicle and fired multiple rounds, striking the victim. The subject then returned to the vehicle and fled the scene. Police are releasing a photo of the vehicle (pictured) and suspect (pictured) believed to be involved in the incident.
The investigation is ongoing and future updates may be provided as they become available.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to please 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 of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.