Champaign Man Shot

A Champaign man, 18, is hospitalized and in critical condition following a shooting in northwest Champaign on Wednesday. Police were called to the Garden Hills subdivision at 5:15 p.m., where shots were fired. The man had reportedly been shot by someone in a passing vehicle. The shooter fled the scene.


Police say the suspect was in a black Lincoln, which was later recovered, however, it is still unclear how many people occupied the car or where it was found.


This shooting marks the 109th incident of gun violence in Champaign this year. Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is urged to called (217)351-4545.

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