Police investigating murder after 1 dead in shooting


URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — A shooting left one man dead and one person injured Saturday evening at an apartment complex in the 700-block of East Colorado Avenue. Police have classified it as a murder.

According to a press release, the shooting happened at 7:28 pm. Police responded to the Colorado Ridge Apartment Complex.

It was first reported as an armed subject call. Officers arrived three minutes later where people on the scene directed them to a car in the parking lot.

A man was sitting in the car and was shot multiple times. He was taken to the hospital , but died due to his injuries. A second victim suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot would.

Authorities say both victims were sitting in the same car at the time of the shooting and it took place in the same parking lot police discovered the first victim. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police who can arrange to speak privately with you. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers. Authorities remind citizens information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.

Calls are routed to a third-party national call center which receives your information, completes a tips information form then passes it to the appropriate law enforcement agency. Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.

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