On May 26, 2020, at approximately 7:59 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 3200 block of Ridgewood Drive for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, a 31-year-old male with multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds was discovered in a yard outside of a private residence. Officers immediately rendered aid until emergency medical personnel arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital.
The ensuing investigation led by Champaign Police identified Coreyon A. Duncan, a 31-year-old male from Champaign, as the suspect in the shooting. On May 28, 2020, the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office obtained an arrest warrant for the offenses of Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery with a Firearm. Bond on the warrant was set at $2 million.
Duncan is described as a black male, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
The Champaign Police Department would like to thank the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office for its assistance during this investigation.
Although a warrant has been issued, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to please 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 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.
Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.