Two people hospitalized following a shooting on Champaign's north side

Two people hospitalized following a shooting on Champaign's north side

UPDATED 10:15 p.m. Monday

CHAMPAIGN— Two people have been taken to an area hospital following a shooting Monday night on Champaign’s north side.

Champaign police spokeswoman Rene Dunn said that preliminary information indicates officers were called to the 200 block of Roper Street in Champaign at 7:22 p.m. to respond to a report of a shooting with multiple gunshot victims.

Police said that two men entered the home and fired shots before fleeing from the area, shooting two men in their early 30s.

Both victims were taken to an area hospital for treatment. No information on their condition was available late Monday night.

Dunn said that a third man inside the home at the time of the shooting was not injured.

Dunn said police were still interviewing witnesses and processing evidence.

Persons with have any information about the shooting are asked to call the Champaign Police Department at 351-4545 or Champaign County Crimestoppers at 373-8477. Tips may also be sent at www.373tips.com or by text by sending Tip397 plus the information to CRIMES (274637).

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read the DI wrote on December 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm

Two more people who need better "mental health," not gun control.