On May 26, 2020, at approximately 7:59 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 3200 block of Ridgewood Drive for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, a 31-year-old male with multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds was discovered in a yard outside of a private residence. Officers immediately rendered aid until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital.
No arrests have been made at this time. 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.