On June 2, 2020, at approximately 10:47 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 300 block of West Bradley Avenue for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers began canvassing the area and identified a scene consistent with gunfire. Officers were informed at approximately 10:53 p.m. a 39-year-old male arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the upper left arm. A second victim, a 33-year-old male, also arrived at a local hospital with injuries sustained from being struck in the face with a handgun causing a significant laceration.
Any resident or business in the nearby area with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to contact the police department. It is believed video footage may be of investigative assistance.
Champaign Police are processing information and evidence and are actively working to identify the circumstances leading up to the incident. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. Future updates may be provided as they become available.
Anyone who has information about this incident is asked to please contact police at 217-351-4545. Arrangements can be made for information to be shared privately. 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.
Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for this crime.