Category: Police Department Press Releases

Shooting Investigation – 1100 N Third St

On August 13, 2022, at approximately 3:55 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1100 block of N. Third Street for the report of a large gathering and a fight breaking out. Upon arrival, officers observed a couple hundred individuals congregating throughout an entire apartment complex and along the adjacent roadways; however, there was no active […]


Shooting Investigation – 400 Block of North Prairie Street

On August 5, 2022, at approximately 2:16 a.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to the 400 block of North Prairie Street for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers found a 28-year-old male Urbana resident with a non-life-threatening injury to his leg. They immediately rendered medical aid until an ambulance could arrive. He […]


Champaign Police Investigating Two Shooting Incidents

Champaign Police are seeking community assistance in the investigation of two shooting incidents. At this time, it is not known if there is any relationship between these incidents. On July 30, 2022, at approximately 9:08 p.m., Champaign Police responded to multiple reports of a shooting with injuries in the 1100 Block of N. Third Street. […]


Shooting Investigation – 800-Block of Maple Street

Officers from the Champaign Police Department were dispatched to the 800-block of Maple Street at 12:59 a.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2022, for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers located a 65-year-old male Champaign resident with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to his arm. Officers immediately rendered medical aid until the victim […]


Champaign Police STEP up Traffic Enforcement

The Champaign Police Department reminds motorists of the importance of maintaining a safe travel speed and following all traffic laws.  To promote traffic safety and address community concerns about speeding and other moving violations, Champaign Police have reimplemented directed patrols under the Strategic Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP). Under STEP, officers will be specifically assigned to […]


Shooting Investigation – 100 Block of Kenwood Road

On July 22, 2022, at approximately 10:43 p.m., Champaign Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Kenwood Road for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers found a 22-year-old male Urbana resident with non-life-threatening injuries to his legs. They immediately rendered medical aid until an ambulance could arrive. He was transported […]


Joint First Responder Training to be held July 22 at Centennial High School

Champaign County first responders will hold a joint training exercise on Friday, July 22, 2022, starting at 8:00 a.m. at Centennial High School (913 Crescent Dr, Champaign). The training exercise will conclude at approximately 2:00 p.m. and will help prepare first responders for rapid response emergency scenarios and mutual aid needs that may occur in […]


Homicide Investigation – 200 Block of E. Green Street

On July 15, 2022, at approximately 9:06 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 200 Block of E. Green Street for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers located a 46-year-old male victim from Urbana suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound and immediately rendered medical aid. He was transported to an area hospital […]


Death Investigation – 400 Block of E Beardsley Avenue

On July 14, 2022, at approximately 5:14 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of E. Beardsley Avenue for a report of a shooting with injury. Upon arrival, officers located a 34-year-old female from Champaign unresponsive with a life-threatening gunshot wound and immediately rendered medical aid. The woman was transported to an area hospital […]