Arrest Made in Investigation into May 24, 2023, Shooting Investigation

A Champaign woman has been arrested following an investigation into a May 24 shooting incident on Providence Circle. Champaign Police were dispatched at 10:11 p.m. on May 24, 2023, to the 1200 Block of Providence Circle in Champaign for a report of a Shooting with Injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 28-year-old male victim from Champaign with a potentially life-threatening gunshot wound. Officers and personnel with the Champaign Fire Department immediately rendered aid until emergency personnel could arrive. The victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance, where he remains in critical condition.

The investigation indicates that a fight was taking place between multiple people when 27-year-old Gennell Carter-Tucker fired multiple rounds toward the crowd, striking one person before fleeing the area. On June 13, 2023, members of the United States Marshals Great Lakes Regional Task Force assisted Champaign Police in arresting Carter-Tucker on a warrant for her involvement in this incident. She remains in the custody of the Champaign County Correctional Center on charges of Attempted First Degree Murder.

Although arrests have been made, the investigation remains ongoing. 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; or the “P3 Tips” mobile app. The Champaign Police Department would like to thank the Champaign County State’s Attorney’s Office and the United States Marshals Great Lakes Regional Task Force for their assistance during this investigation.

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.