Shooting Investigation – 1200 Block of W Eureka Street

On Nov. 29, 2020, at approximately 3:26 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1200 block of West Eureka Street for an unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers observed several vehicles fleeing the area and discovered evidence consistent with a shooting. Police were soon informed a 28-year-old male victim arrived at a local hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his leg.

The preliminary investigation indicates there was a large gathering inside of a private residence. During the gathering, a physical altercation broke out which led to the shooting. Police are currently processing the crime scene and interviewing possible witnesses.

Any resident or business in the nearby areas with exterior surveillance camera systems is encouraged to contact the police department. It is believed video footage may be of investigative assistance. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made at this time. Future updates may be provided as they become available.

Champaign Police are actively investigating this incident and ask that anyone who has information 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; 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.