Shooting Investigation – 300 Block of West Bradley Avenue

On August 23, 2021, at approximately 10:41 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 300 block of West Bradley Avenue for the report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old female suffering from a single non-life-threatening gunshot wound to her lower body. The victim was transported to a local hospital and is in stable condition.

The preliminary investigation indicates the victim was on the porch of a private residence with other individuals. While gathered on the porch, the offender(s) drove by the residence in a grey sedan and fired in their direction, striking the victim, and then fled the scene.

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

Champaign Police ask that 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.