Arrest Made in Jan. 22 Shooting Investigation

On Jan. 22, 2020, at approximately 10:43 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 100 block of Kenwood Road following reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old female with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to a lower extremity. The victim was transported to an area hospital and has since been released.

Suspect, Milton Davis


As the investigation progressed, Champaign Police developed information to identify the suspect in the shooting as Milton Davis, 25, of Champaign. On Jan. 24, the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for Davis for the offense of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Bond on the warrant was set at $100,000.

On Feb. 7, at approximately 2:29 p.m., the United States Marshals Service along with the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force arrested Davis in the 1200 block of Providence Circle without incident. He was transported to the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office where he is awaiting future court proceedings.

Although an arrest has been, the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to please to contact police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements may be made for information to be shared privately. If you wish to remain anonymous you may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers by phone at: 217-373-8477 (TIPS); online at; 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.

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.