Update: Champaign Police Investigate Shooting (50 Block of East Green)


The following is the identifying information for the arrestee:

Elijah M. Duckworth
Black Male
17 years old
912 S. Lierman Apt D
Urbana IL 61801

Champaign police are currently investigating a shooting which occurred in the 50 Block of E. Green.

On May 28th at approximately 1:30 AM, Police were notified there was a shooting and responded to the 50 block of E. Green where they found a 17 year-old male who had received a non-life threatening injury from gunfire. Police located a handgun on the ground near this male and placed him under arrest. This arrestee stated he just left an event in this block and was shot by an unidentified person. This arrestee was transported to Carle Hospital for treatment for his gunshot wound. Once released from the hospital, he was transported to the Champaign County Jail for Unlawful Use of Weapon by Felon.

Police are continuing this investigation and are asking for the public’s assistance with any information on this case.

Information can reported to the Champaign Police Department by calling (217) 351-4545 or callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS) Information can also be sent by anonymous web tip by going to: www.373tips.com or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).