Items tagged: homicide investigation

Police Seek Assistance in Homicide Investigation, 400 Block of West Vine Street

This evening, at approximately 8:44 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of West Vine Street after receiving reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, police located a 38-year-old male victim with life-threatening injuries. The victim succumbed to his injuries a short time later at a local hospital. Champaign Police are processing evidence from the […]


Arrest Made in Aug. 23, 2018, N. Hickory Street Homicide Investigation

This evening, at approximately 5:45 p.m., the Waterloo Police Department, with assistance from the United States Marshals Service, arrested 48-year-old Shoen Russell of Champaign in Waterloo, Iowa, on charges of First-Degree Murder. Russell was arrested without incident and charged in connection with the death of 48-year-old Darin Mitchell, also of Champaign. On Aug. 23, at […]


Charges Filed in Aug. 3, 2017, Homicide Investigation

The Champaign Police Department have identified an individual believed to be responsible for the death of 53-year-old Gus Edwards (Champaign). On August 3, 2017, at approximately 8:10 p.m., Champaign Police Officers responded to the area of Elm St. and Beardsley Ave. after receiving a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found Edwards suffering from […]


UPDATE: Police Make Arrest in Nov. 25, 2017, Homicide Investigation

On November 25, 2017, at approximately 4:10 a.m., Champaign Police Officers responded to the 2500 block of W. Springfield Ave. after receiving a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, police found 28-year-old Martrell Johnson of Champaign, Illinois, had sustained a gunshot wound.  Johnson was transported to an area hospital, where he would later succumb to […]


Arrest of Suspect in Robbery and Homicide Investigation

On 12/29/17 at 1:54 AM, Champaign Police responded to the Walgreens at 1713 W. Springfield Ave. in Champaign for a reported robbery at that location.  The suspect demanded the clerk give him all the money, and fled that location in a vehicle with an undisclosed amount of currency. A Champaign Police Officer located an unoccupied […]