Two teens shot, one killed inside Champaign home

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old boy was fatally shot inside a Champaign home where an older teenager suffered a gunshot wound.

The Champaign County coroner says Elijha James Booker of Champaign died soon after he was shot about 1:30 a.m. Saturday at a home he was visiting on the city’s northwest side.

The News-Gazette reports he was an eighth grader at Franklin STEAM Academy.

Police later learned a 17-year-old boy also in the house had been shot but was treated and released from a local hospital.

Lt. Nate Rath said detectives were interviewing the young people and adults who were in the house to determine what led up to the shootings.

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