Around 12:38 a.m. this morning, Champaign Police responded to the 300 Block of E. Green St. in Champaign after receiving reports of gun shots. Four victims were located on-scene with gunshot wounds and a fifth individual who was running from the gunfire was struck by a vehicle on E. Green St. and received minor injuries. The other four victims were transported to area hospitals.
About thirty minutes later, at 1 a.m., police received another gunfire report in the 700 Block of S. State St. in Champaign where they found another victim who was taken to an area hospital for a non-critical gunshot wound. Investigators think these two shooting incidents may be related. Police are seeking suspect(s) in both shootings as well as the driver involved in the hit and run. Any witnesses are urged to contact the Champaign Police Investigations Division at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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