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Champaign Man Wounded in Shooting


The latest shooting incident in Champaign happened in the pre-dawn hours Friday morning in the northwest part of the city.

A 26 year old man was shot and wounded. He told police he was a passenger in a vehicle parked in a driveway on Bradley Avenue, when someone wearing a black hooded sweatshirt approached the car, and fired a handgun through its open window.

The victim was treated at a hospital for injuries that are not life-threatening.

Champaign Police are asking anyone with information on the shooting to contact them at (217) 351-4545, or send an anonymous tip to Champaign County Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477 (TIPS), or online at, or by texting keyword "CCTIP" plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES)..