Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Investigations


Lt. Dave Shaffer
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Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in Shooting Investigations

Today, Champaign Police Detectives and members of the United States Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force arrested 20-year-old Shaundrell D. Brown for the offense of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, a Class X Felony.

Brown was arrested for the November 13, 2015 shooting in the 1200 Block of N. Hickory St, as well as the November 14, 2015 shooting incident in the 1300 Block of N. Prospect Avenue.

In each of the shooting incidents, a male subject was injured from gunfire and transported to a local hospital for serious medical treatment.

Brown was taken into custody today without incident, and transported to the Champaign County Correctional Center.  Bond on Brown’s arrest warrant is set at $200,000.

Although an arrest has been made, this investigation remains active. Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Champaign Police Department by calling (217) 351-4545, or Crime Stoppers at 373-8477 (TIPS).

The Champaign Police Department reminds citizens that information submitted to Crime Stoppers is anonymous.  Crime Stoppers calls are routed to a third-party national call center that receives your information, completes a tips information form, and then passes that information to the appropriate law enforcement agency.  Caller ID tracking is not utilized by Crime Stoppers and conversations are not recorded.

Anonymous Crime Stoppers tips can be shared by phone at:  217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; or by texting “CCTIP” plus the crime information to 274637 (CRIMES).

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.