Category: Police Department Press Releases

Fatal Pedestrian Accident – Bradley Avenue and Neil Street

On Nov. 16, 2021, at approximately 11:14 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of East Bradley Avenue and North Neil Street for the report of an accident with injuries. Upon arrival, officers discovered a pedestrian in the roadway with life-threatening injuries. The pedestrian, a 29-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital where he […]


Shooting Investigation – 400 block of Nathaniel Burch Drive

On Nov. 12, 2021, at approximately 8:57 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 400 block of Nathaniel Burch Drive for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located several rounds of spent shell casings and soon learned a 40-year-old female arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a gunshot wound to the […]


Champaign Police Apprehend Two Males with Warrants for their Arrest

On Nov. 5, 2021, at approximately 6 a.m., the Champaign Police Department Special Weapons and Tactics Team, with assistance from the Street Crimes Task Force, served an arrest warrant and arrested Mark Barber, 18, of Champaign, and Khalleel Hunt, 22, of Champaign, in the 100 block of West Vine St. Hunt had three warrants for […]


Homicide Investigation – 2000 Block of West Bradley Avenue

On October 31, 2021, at approximately 12:26 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2000 block of West Bradley Avenue for the report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers observed several vehicles departing the scene and individuals fleeing on foot before locating a 20-year-old male with five gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to […]


Homicide Investigation – 1500 Block of Holly Hill Drive

On October 30, 2021, at approximately 3:52 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1500 block of Holly Hill Drive for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located an unidentified male with a single life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. Officers provided CPR and medical aid until emergency medical personnel arrived. The victim was […]


Shooting Investigation – Town Center Boulevard and North Prospect Avenue

On Oct. 24, 2021, at approximately 1:13 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Town Center Boulevard and North Prospect Avenue for the report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 24-year-old male inside a vehicle with a single life-threatening gunshot wound to the head. The victim was transported to a […]


Champaign Police Announce New Online Reporting System

The Champaign Police Department has launched an improved online reporting pilot program that will offer a fast and efficient way for community members to report crimes to police. Historically, the police department offered a very limited online reporting option for individuals. The newly implemented software, powered by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, allows citizens to report more […]


Homicide Investigation – 200 Block of Kenwood Road

On October 20, 2021, at approximately 10:37 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 200 block of Kenwood Road for the report of a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers located a 19-year-old female with a life-threatening gunshot wound to her lower neck. Champaign Police and Champaign Fire rendered medical aid until the victim was transported […]


Second Arrest Made in Centennial High School Gunfire Investigation

On Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 1:38 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Jefferson Middle School and Centennial High School for the report of shots fired. Both schools were placed on lockdown at police request. Upon arrival, officers located a shooting scene in a field north of Centennial High School. Thirteen (13) shell […]