Items tagged: shooting investigation

Suspect Arrested in Jan. 21, 2019, Shooting Investigation

On. Jan. 17, 2020, at approximately 10:29 a.m., the United States Marshals Service with assistance from the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force arrested Demaris Miner, 32, of Urbana, in the 1500 block of East Washington Street in Urbana without incident. Miner had an outstanding Champaign County arrest warrant for the offense of Aggravated Battery […]


Champaign Police Investigating Overnight Shooting

On Dec. 1, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Champaign Police responded to reports of shots fired in the 1600 block of Williamsburg Drive. Upon arrival, officers discovered a 10-year-old male victim inside a private residence suffering from two life-threatening gunshot wounds. Officers immediately began rendering aid until the victim was transported to a local hospital […]


Champaign Police Investigating Two Overnight Shootings

On Nov. 22, 2019, at approximately 9 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2400 block of West Springfield Avenue after receiving reports of shots heard. Upon arrival, officers located a crime scene in the parking lot of a local business. Police learned two male victims had been shot. Both were transported to a local hospital […]


Suspect in Oct. 18, 2019, Shooting Investigation Arrested

On Oct. 21, 2019, at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force with assistance from the United States Marshals Service arrested Jabari Morris, 20, of Rantoul, in Kankakee, Illinois. He was arrested without incident. On Oct. 18, 2019, at approximately 8:26 p.m., Champaign Police learned a 32-year-old male victim arrived at a […]


Suspect Identified, Warrant Issued in Oct. 18, 2019, Shooting Investigation

Champaign Police have identified Jabari Morris, 20, of Rantoul, as the suspect in an Oct. 18, 2019, shooting investigation and are now enlisting public support to help locate him. On Oct. 18, 2019, at approximately 8:26 p.m., Champaign Police learned a 32-year-old male victim arrived at a local hospital by personal vehicle with two non-life-threatening […]


Champaign Police Investigating Shooting and Additional Reports of Overnight Gunfire

On Oct. 18, 2019, at approximately 8:26 p.m., Champaign Police learned a 32-year-old male victim arrived at a local hospital by personal vehicle with two gunshot wounds to his leg. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening. The preliminary investigation revealed the shooting occurred in the parking lot of a business in the […]


UPDATE: Jerry D. Exum, Suspect in Shooting Investigation, in Police Custody

UPDATED INFORMATION: On Oct. 18, 2019, Jerry D. Exum (pictured), 30, of Champaign, turned himself in to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department in Marion County, Indiana. Exum is currently in the process of being extradited back to Champaign where he will be taken to the Champaign County Jail to await future court proceedings.     […]


Warrant Issued in Oct. 5, 2019, Shooting Investigation

Champaign Police have identified Jerry D. Exum (pictured), 30, of Champaign, as the suspect in an Oct. 5, 2019, shooting investigation and are now enlisting public support to help locate him. On Oct. 5, 2019, at approximately 11:43 p.m., Champaign Police were called to the parking lot of a private business in the 1900 block […]


Champaign Police Investigate Shooting, Arrest Warrant Issued

This evening, at approximately 5:02 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1000 block of N. James Street following reports of shots fired. Responding officers located a 35-year-old male victim at the scene suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his condition is currently unknown. […]


Champaign Police Arrest Suspect in June 22, 2019 Shooting Investigation

Champaign Police have arrested Herbert Shah (pictured), 26, of Champaign, for his involvement in a recent Champaign-area shooting. On Saturday, June 22, 2019, police responded to the 500 block of S. Neil Street at approximately 6:57 p.m. following reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers canvassed the scene and found multiple shell casings and recovered […]