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The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Shots fired on Green, Second streets

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10/9/23 10:46 p.m. 

An Illini-Alert reported shots fired at Second and Green streets in Champaign. Individuals are advised to leave the area if it is safe to do so or remain in a secure location. According to police radio, a witness saw “a Black male in all black with a black mask on walk by, and then the shooting happened.”

10/9/23 10:48 p.m.

Multiple witnesses corroborated the first witness and saw the man running northbound on Second Street, police units said.

10/9/23 11:04 p.m.

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A follow-up Illini-Alert advised to continue avoiding Second and Green streets. No additional shots were fired and police are on the scene investigating.

10/9/23 11:37 p.m.

It is safe for individuals to resume regular activities as it is believed the suspect has left the area, per a third Illini-Alert.

 

This is a developing story. Check back for more details. 

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