Monday, September 26, 2016
One Killed, Four Hurt In Shootings Near U of I Campus
Authorities are investigating two shootings near the University of Illinois campus in Champaign that killed one person and injured four more. Police say George Korchev and three others were found shot early yesterday in the 300 block of East Green Street after a fight broke out during a nearby apartment party. A fifth person was wounded about 30-minutes later in the 700 block of South State Street. Korchev died at the hospital while the other victims suffered non-life threatening injuries. Both incidents are believed to be related.