UPDATE: Teenager Injured in Friday Night Shooting


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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Champaign Police responded to a shots fired call at the 1700 block of West Springfield Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Friday night.

After arriving on scene, officers located a 16-year-old female with a gunshot wound to her right thigh and a second on her left foot.

Officers immediately provided medical aid on scene. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

Police say the victim was walking in the parking lot of a strip mall when she was shot. Witnesses reported seeing two males fleeing the scene on foot after shots were fired. ]

Champaign Police recovered 10 shell casings from the scene.

If you have any information, you can submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at 373tips.com; or by the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.

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