Items tagged: Homicide

Champaign Police, Champaign County Sheriff’s Office, and Champaign County Coroner’s Office Investigating Homicide

On Thursday, July 29, at approximately 7:36 p.m., Champaign Police were notified of a missing 14-year-old juvenile from the 900 block of Harvard Street, Champaign. Champaign Police contacted the father of the reported missing juvenile, who informed police the juvenile left the family’s residence at approximately 5 p.m. Attempts were made to contact the missing […]


Homicide Investigation – 3000 Block of Edward Hoffman Drive

On July 23, 2021, at approximately 4:56 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 3000 Block of Edward Hoffman Drive for the report of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a 26-year-old male suffering from a single life-threatening gunshot wound to the chest. He was transported to a local hospital by ambulance where he succumbed to […]


One Deceased, Four injured, in Afternoon Shooting

On July 2, 2021, at approximately 3 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 700 block of Hickory Street for a shooting with injuries. Upon arrival, officers were met by a large crowd and discovered a 17-year-old male suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds to his chest and officers immediately began providing medical aid. The individual was […]


Homicide Investigation- 500 Block East Beardsley Avenue

On June 5, 2021, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Fifth Street and Beardsley Avenue for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 17-year-old male seated in a vehicle. Officers learned the victim had sustained life-threatening injuries during this event and was transported to a local hospital for treatment. […]


Warrant Issued, Suspect in Custody in Nov. 12 Homicide Investigation

On November 12, 2020, at approximately 5:17 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of the 600 block of East Eureka Street for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male inside of a private residence with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Gerryontae Brown, did not survive his injuries. As […]


Champaign Police Investigating Early Evening Homicide

On November 12, 2020, at approximately 5:17 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of the 600 block of East Eureka Street for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 16-year-old male victim with a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was rushed to a local hospital; however, he did not survive his injuries. The […]


Arrest Made in February 3, 2020, Homicide Investigation

On October 6, 2020, at approximately 11:12 a.m., the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force and United States Marshal’s Great Lakes Regional Fugitive Task Force located and arrested D’Andre Miller, 33, of Champaign, for his alleged involvement in a Feb. 3, 2020, homicide. Miller was arrested in the 1100 block of North James Street, Champaign. […]


Homicide Investigation – 100 Block of North State Street

On July 1, 2020, at approximately 11:50 p.m., Champaign Police were called to the 100 Block of North State Street for the report of a robbery. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 56-year-old white male who had been physically battered and was without a pulse. Officers immediately began lifesaving attempts until the victim was able […]


Arrest Made in May 21 Homicide Investigation

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:02 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of 200 S. Country Fair Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male victim, later identified as James K. Coleman from Rantoul, who was pronounced dead at the scene. Police determined a group of individuals gathered at […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:02 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of 200 S. Country Fair Drive for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 25-year-old male victim with multiple gunshot wounds.  Ultimately, the victim did not survive his injuries and he was pronounced dead on scene. The preliminary investigation indicates […]