Officers investigate after man hurt in shooting


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Officers are investigating after they responded to a shooting Thursday afternoon.

They said it happened near West John Street and Teal Cove Court around 12:00 p.m. A 37-year-old man was shot in the back, according to police officials. He was taken to the hospital. Police said they believe his injuries were non-life-threatening.

Officers’ preliminary investigation indicated the man was walking in the area when he was shot by someone from inside a moving car. Police are still investigating witnesses.

Anyone in the area with security footage or information about this crime is asked to call the Champaign Police Department at (217) 351-4545. You can also call Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477 or submit a tip online.

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