Homicide Investigation – 300 Block of East Hill Street

On Nov. 13, 2020, at approximately 3:22 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 300 block of East Hill Street following the report of an individual believed to be deceased inside of a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, officers confirmed the report and located a 30-year-old male inside of a motor vehicle who had sustained a fatal gunshot wound.

Champaign Police are actively investigating the incident and are treating this as a homicide investigation. 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.

Currently, there is no information to connect this homicide to the Nov. 12 homicide, but evidence is still being gathered. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. Future updates may be provided as they become available.

Champaign Police ask that anyone who has information on this incident 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 these crimes.