One person hurt in afternoon shooting


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Police are currently on scene of a shooting.

It happened near the 2500 block of West Springfield Avenue in Champaign around 12:30 pm Thursday.

Police confirm one person was shot. They say the 28-year-old was shot in the leg and is expected to recover. Police believe both the suspect and the victim were driving in separate vehicles when the shooting happened

There have also been reports of damaged vehicles nearby. Anyone with information is asked to call Champaign Police at 217-351-4545 or you can use Crimestoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

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