On March 20, 2021, at approximately 12:21 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1400 block of Holl Hill Drive for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a spent shell casing in the backyard of a private residence. There was no damage to property and no injuries were reported to police. Information obtained in the investigation indicated a subject produced a handgun and fired upon another individual during a foot chase.
Champaign Police developed information to identify Kytiece Frazier, 25, of Champaign, as the suspect in the investigation. An arrest warrant for Frazier was obtained by the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office for the offense of Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon. Bond on the warrant was set at $25,000.
On April 13, 2021, the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force attempted a traffic stop of Frazier who then fled from the officers. The vehicle was relocated in southeast Urbana, and contact was again attempted. Frazier fled on foot but was ultimately arrested at approximately 6 p.m. in the 2000 block of Vawter Drive in Urbana. The task force recovered a shoulder holster and loaded magazine in Frazier’s flight path. Frazier was transported to the Champaign County Satellite Jail where he is awaiting future court proceedings.
Champaign Police extends its appreciation to all local law enforcement agencies who assisted in the arrest.
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.