U of Illinois plans vigil after shootings

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) _ The University of Illinois plans a vigil Tuesday to support the victims of two shootings on campus.

University of Illinois Chancellor Robert J. Jones said in an email to students and staff the vigil is planned for 7 p.m. on the Main Quad.

Four people were injured in the shootings and one man, 22-year-old George Korchev of Mundelein, was killed. Police say the first shooting killed Korchev and injured three people outside a party on campus. None of the four was part of the disagreement or party.

The second shooting injured one person a few blocks away. Police believe the two shootings may be related.

No one has been arrested.

The chancellor urged the campus community to offer “our support, our sympathy and our compassion.”

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