The Champaign Police Department is currently investigating a shooting which occurred Saturday in the 1000 block of N. Sixth Street at approximately 12:24 PM.
Police received a report of a man being shot and witnesses seeing the armed male offender flee from the area. Officers arrived on the scene and found an unconscious 22 year-old, male, gunshot victim. The victim was transported to Carle Emergency for medical treatment.
Witnesses provided the following description of the offender who is believed to be connected to this shooting:
- Black male, between 17-25 years old; approximately 5’9” tall and wearing a white shirt and blue jean shorts or pants.
The Champaign Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident and is asking for anyone with information to please contact the Champaign Police at (217) 351-4545. Citizens with information who wish to be anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477 (TIPS). Callers can also submit anonymous tips online to Crime Stoppers at www.373tips.com or by texting the following: CCTIP plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES). Crime Stoppers will pay a reward up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.