On Sept. 7, 2020, at approximately 9:16 p.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to a local hospital for the report of a shooting victim who had arrived by personal transport. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 27-year-old male with two gunshot injuries. The victim was taken into surgery and his condition is unknown.
The preliminary investigation indicates the shooting occurred in the 100 block of Kenwood Road following a verbal altercation outside of an apartment complex.
Any resident or business in the nearby area with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to contact the police department. It is believed video footage may be of investigative assistance. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. Future updates may be provided as they become available.
Champaign Police are actively investigating this incident and ask that anyone who has information to please contact police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements can be made for information to be shared privately. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous 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 $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for these crimes.