Sheriff: 2-year-old shot

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URBANA TOWNSHIP, Ill. (WCIA) — The Champaign County Sheriff’s Office says a toddler was hit by gunfire during a Tuesday night shooting in Urbana Township.

A press release from CCSO says at 8:15 p.m., deputies were called to Scottswood and Oregon streets for a shots fired report.

When they got to the scene, deputies say they learned that several bullet rounds were fired at a house from outside.

Investigators say a 2-year-old inside the home was hit by the gunfire.

Police say the child was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Detectives say they are continuing to investigate. No further information was immediately available early Wednesday morning.

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