Shooting Investigation – 1200 block of West Bradley Avenue

On June 10, 2021, at approximately 9:56 p.m., a victim suffering from gunshot wounds to his back and lower extremities arrived by personal transport at Champaign Fire Department’s Station 3, 702 West Bradley Avenue. Champaign Police Officers responded and learned the 35-year-old Champaign man had been shot while at a residence in the 1200 block of West Bradley Avenue. The victim was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he has undergone surgery and is in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation indicates an unidentified vehicle was driving past a residence in the 1200 block of West Bradley Avenue, when an unidentified occupant fired at subjects in the front yard.  The victim was struck three times and two vehicles sustained damage. A person at the residence began to drive the victim to the hospital but stopped at Champaign Fire Department’s Station 3 due to the seriousness of the victim’s injuries.  Officers located 11 shell casings in the roadway in the 1200 block of West Bradley Avenue and 5 more shell casings near the driveway of the residence.  Three of the casings recovered were rifle casings.

There is limited information surrounding a description or identity of the suspect.  No arrests have been made at this time and the investigation is ongoing. Future updates may be provided as they become available.  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.

Champaign Police ask anyone who has additional 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.

Citizens are reminded 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.