Shooting leads to 27-year-old man's death

Shooting leads to 27-year-old man's death

Urbana Police responded to multiple shots fired in the 1900 block of Florida Avenue at 12:42 a.m. on Saturday.

When police arrived they found no victims, but did find a vehicle speeding away.

Another vehicle was parked in the driveway of a home, it received damage from gunshots.

Officers were able to locate the vehicle that sped away from the scene at Carle Emergency Department. The vehicle was carrying the victim of the shooting, a 27-year-old Martez Taylor of Champaign. Taylor died in the hospital, an autopsy is scheduled for later Saturday.

During the investigation police have determined the shooting occurred happened during a house party.

Officers identified a number of people at or near the house part at the time of the shooting. And is asking anyone at the party to contact them and is willing to meet with them privately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Urbana Police Department at 217-384-2320.

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