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Two Arrested in Connection with Springfield Shooting

A ShotSpotter alert was activated in the 2300 block of South 9th Street during a shooting incident that occurred in Springfield on February 15th


Police officers responded to the scene and found a victim with a single gunshot wound. The victim was transported to HSHS St. John's Hospital, where they were treated for a non-life-threatening injury.


Detectives investigating the incident were able to identify and arrest two suspects in connection with the shooting. The suspects were identified as Daijuan K. Champion, a 20-year-old male, and Bryan E. Creason, a 19-year-old male.


Both suspects are facing charges of aggravated battery with a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Daijuan K. Champion is also facing an additional charge of aggravated unlawful use of a weapon.


The Springfield Police Department is encouraging the public with information about the shooting to come forward and provide information. Anyone with information can contact the Springfield Police Department at 217.788.8311 or Sangamon/Menard County Crime Stoppers at 217.788.8427.

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