Gunfire has been reported at the Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, according to local media. Shots were fired in an alleyway and the shooter has left the area, police say.
The Illinois police said that one person has been killed and four others injured in the overnight shooting.
Four people received gunshot wounds in the incident. One person died of their wounds, while the others received moderate injuries.
A fifth victim was hit by a vehicle as he attempted to flee the are and received non-life-threatening injuries according to police.