Items tagged: Homicide

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 […]


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 […]