One shot outside American Legion

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are investigating a shooting near downtown.

It happened Thursday night near the American Legion on Hickory St. Police say one person was shot and taken to the hospital. They have expanded the crime scene and are interviewing witnesses.

People we spoke with say a group was hanging out both inside and outside the Legion when they heard shots. One person who was there during the shooting tells us the man who was shot was a member of the Legion.

Police are still investigating. We’ll continue to keep you updated as we learn more.

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