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Champaign Police investigating shooting incident

By Daily Illini Staff Report

Champaign police responded to a report of shots fired near 900 North Harris Street Wednesday at approximately 7:30 p.m.

Shortly after, police received report of a gunshot victim in the 700 block of Sherwood Terrace. According to the report, the victim, 16, did not suffer life-threatening injuries as a result of the incident.

The victim said he was fired at upon getting off an MTD bus in the area of Beardsley Avenue and Elm Street and described the suspect as a black male in his 20s dressed in all black.

Police said no additional information about the suspect is available at this time.

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