One dead in apartment shooting

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — One person is dead after being shot Saturday evening at an apartment complex on Colorado Avenue, police confirmed.

The incident happened around 7:30 pm, at Colorado Hills Apartments. Police say two people were shot. Police responded with help from UIPD and K-9 Units.

Police say another victim is being treated for injuries. The incident is still under investigation.

Urbana Deputy Chief Richard Surles released this statement:

This evening, Urbana Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 700 block of Colorado. Officers arrived and found evidence of a shooting. We’ve got at this point two victims. One with, what I understand, as a non-life threatening gunshot wound. And one with a fatal gunshot wound. Coroner’s office is here. Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services is here to assist detectives who are actively working the scene and at this point we don’t have much more information that we’re in a position to provide. ”

Richard Surles, Urbana Deputy Chief

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