Suspect Identified, Warrant Issued 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.

Davis is described as a black male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and weighing approximately 170 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.

Police request anyone with knowledge on Davis’ whereabouts or additional information related to the shooting to please call 217-351-4545. Arrangements can be made for information to be shared privately with police. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous 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.