Police Investigate Fatal Shooting in the 2600 Block of Lawndale Drive

On October 14, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2600 block of Lawndale Drive for a report of gunshots being heard. Upon arrival, officers located a 35-year-old male who had suffered a fatal gunshot wound. The victim was found inside a private residence.

Police are processing evidence from the scene and actively investigating this incident. Detectives are requesting anyone with information regarding the shooting to contact them and will arrange to speak privately with you. The Champaign Police Investigations Division may be reached at 217-351-4545. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at 373tips.com; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app.

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