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, officers discovered a 31-year-old male with multiple life-threatening gunshot wounds in a yard outside of a private residence. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he received medical treatment for his injuries.
As the investigation progressed, Champaign Police developed information to identify Coreyon Anthony Duncan, 32, of Champaign, as the suspect in the shooting investigation. An arrest warrant for Duncan was obtained by the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office for the offense of Attempted Murder and Aggravated Battery/Discharge of a Firearm. Bond on the warrant was set at $2 million.
On March 4, 2021, Champaign Police and the U.S. Marshals Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force, in coordination with the U.S. Marshals Pacific Southwest Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Violator Unit, located and arrested Duncan in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Duncan is currently being held at the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas pending his return to Champaign County for court proceedings.
The Champaign Police Department would like to thank the U.S. Marshals Service, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, and the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office for their assistance.
Although an arrest has been made, the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with additional information 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.
All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.