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Champaign Police Looking for Shooting Suspect

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

Champaign police are asking for the public's help in locating 20-year-old Rodell Williams of Champaign.

Police say Williams is wanted for aggravated discharge of a firearm in connection with the shooting incident that happened on June 17 in the 1000 block of Northwood where the suspect reportedly fired shots at a known male.

Authorities say it was also reported that both males were involved in a physical altercation with one another prior to the shooting. Police say the 25-year-old victim was not hurt during the incident.

Bond for Williams has been set at $1,000,000.00.

Police would like to inform the public that this crime does not appear to be related to the recent incidents, in Champaign, involving firearms. The public is urged to contact law enforcement with information.

Information can be reported to the Champaign Police Department by calling (217) 351-4545 or callers can remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS). Information can also be sent by anonymous web tip by going to: or by texting keyword “CCTIP” plus the information to 274637 (CRIMES).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1000 for information leading to an arrest.

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