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UPDATE: SCHOOL SHOOTING On Illinois Campus, Shooter At Large

As many as nine have been reportedly hit…

Reportedly, the gunman is still on the loose. Police are still searching.

UPDATE: 5:43 a.m. EDT — Champaign police said early Sunday that the shooting was isolated to Green Street area and no other shots were fired anywhere else in the campus district.

UPDATE: 5:10 a.m. EDT — An alert issued by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign said the suspect involved in the shooting was out of the campus district and that police are investigating the incident.

UPDATE: 4:45 a.m. EDT — While there are still no details from the police on the shooting near the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus late Saturday night, a local media outlet and some reddit users reported that the incident may be gang-related.

UPDATE: 4:20 a.m. EDT — According to RT News, Sgt. Rickey W. Bell of the University of Illinois Police Department did not confirm or deny the reports of the shootings, but said that the area will closed until at least 6 a.m. local time.

One girl inadvertently caught the shooting on smartphone video:

A gunman is on the loose at the University of Illinois, Champaign campus. The shooter fired multiple shots in an alleyway and fled the area.

Several shots have been fired on Green Street between Third and Fourth streets, the Daily Illini reported, citing an Illini Alert sent out on Sunday morning. The alert recommended local residents to stay away from the area, notifying of more information to come.

We will continue to monitor the story and provide update as we have them.

This shooting comes on the heels of the long-awaited release of the Charlotte Police Department’s dashcam and bodycam shooting of Keith Scott.

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney has released the long awaited footage of the tragic Keith Scott shooting.

WSOCTV reported earlier: Tests revealed Keith Scott’s fingerprints, DNA and blood were on a gun recovered at Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting scene, police sources told Channel 9 reporter Mark Becker.

Earlier, we reported that Scott’s wife had released her own cellphone video of the event.

GAMECHANGER: This graphic video shows the event through the eyes of Keith Scott’s wife, Rakeyia.

Keith Scott’s family has released a video of police officers fatally shooting him that was recorded by his wife, who was talking to police from a distance.

The footage, taken by Scott’s wife, does not clearly show the exact moment he was shot by police on Tuesday. Scott is seen on the ground moments after the shots were fired and surrounded by officers.

“He better not be f—ing dead, he better not be f—ing dead,” Scott’s wife can be heard shouting at the police officers. “He better live, he better live!”


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