Champaign Police identify suspect in early morning shooting

By Daily Illini Staff Report

Champaign Police are searching for a man who they say fired shots at another man Monday.

Rodell Williams is wanted for aggravated discharge of a firearm after a shooting incident around 4 a.m. in the 1000 block of Northwood Drive. According to the report, both men had a physical altercation before the shooting. Neither man was injured.

Police say Williams was last seen northbound on McKinley Avenue. He was wearing a white T-shirt and a red hat. A warrant for his arrest was issued a day after the shooting and bond is set at $1 million.

Police say this crime does not appear to be related to a series of shooting incidents earlier this month.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Champaign Police by calling (217) 351-4545 or Crime Stoppers at 373-TIPS (8477).