Items tagged: Homicide

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 […]


Police Investigating Overnight Homicide, Arrest Warrant Issued

On Feb. 3, 2020, at approximately 2:49 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1300 block of Mariner Way for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 33-year-old male inside a vehicle suffering from a single, life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital and rushed into surgery […]


Suspect in Homicide Investigation Surrenders to Police

This afternoon, Isaiah Depriest Cain (pictured), 28, of Champaign, surrendered to Champaign Police after a warrant had been issued for his arrest for First-Degree Murder in connection to the shooting death of Scott Roth, 21, of Champaign. The bond on the warrant was set at $2 million. Cain was transported to the Champaign County Jail […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Homicide

This morning, at approximately 4:40 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 800 Block of Fairoaks Drive following reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered an unresponsive 38-year-old male victim inside a private residence suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The preliminary […]


Police Seek Information in N. Hickory Street Homicide

Last night, at approximately 9:10 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 700 Block of N. Hickory Street following reports of a shooting. Arriving officers discovered a 48-year-old male suffering from a serious gunshot wound. The victim was transported to an area hospital where he was rushed into surgery but would later succumb to his injuries. […]