Man hospitalized in Champaign shooting

By Daily Illini Staff Report

A 23-year-old male was hospitalized for a gunshot wound after reports of multiple shots fired on the 500 block of Alabama Avenue in Champaign.

Officers found the man while responding to a report of multiple shots fired at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday. They quickly transported him to Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, according to a release from the Champaign Police Department.

The man’s condition is unknown.

Police from both the patrol and investigation divisions processed the scene and interviewed witnesses. Detectives are investigating and following leads to find suspects.

If you have any information regarding this crime please call the Champaign Police Department at (217) 351-4545. Citizens can report information anonymously by calling 373-8477 (TIPS), texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES), or online at www.373tips.com. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for any information leading to an arrest.