Items tagged: shots fired

Champaign Police Investigating Shooting

On April 6, 2020, at approximately 12:35 p.m., Champaign Police were investigating reports of shots fired in the area of Bellefontaine Street and Market Street.  At approximately 12:42 p.m., a 32-year-old male arrived by private vehicle at a local hospital with what is believed to be a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The preliminary […]


Champaign Police Investigating Shots Fired Incident, Arrest Made

On March 22, 2020, at approximately 12:29 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the intersection of Paula Drive and Joanne Lane after hearing shots fired. Upon arrival, an officer witnessed a male with a gun fleeing the scene before he was observed discarding the weapon. Shortly afterwards, the suspect was apprehended by police. Evidence was recovered […]


Champaign Police Investigating Shots Fired Incident at Marketplace Mall

This evening, at approximately 8:22 PM, multiple law enforcement agencies responded to Marketplace Mall located at 2000 N. Neil Street for reports of gunfire.  Upon arrival, officers discovered evidence of gunfire in the parking lot on the west side of the business near the food court.  The preliminary investigation has revealed no injuries; and no […]


Warrant Issued in Home Invasion, Shots Fired Incident

On Oct. 21, 2019, at approximately 4:40 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2300 block of Belmore Drive for a reported home invasion with shots fired. The preliminary investigation revealed a male offender arrived at a private residence and threatened to harm a female occupant, who was a known acquaintance. After she refused entry to […]


Police Respond to Overnight Shooting, Suspect Arrested

On Aug. 15, 2019, at approximately 11:30 p.m., Champaign Police were called to the 500 block of East Columbia Avenue for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, police discovered evidence confirming a shooting had occurred and soon learned two shooting victims arrived at area hospitals, both by personal transport. A 30-year-old male victim arrived […]


Police Investigating Overnight Shooting

On May 4, at approximately 3:44 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2500 block of W. Springfield Ave. after receiving several reports of gunfire in the area. Upon arrival, officers did not locate a victim but did find numerous shell casings of differing calibers, suggesting more than one suspect may have been involved. Police have […]


Champaign Police Investigating Shots Fired, 800 Block of South Mattis Avenue

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at approximately 7: 26 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 800 block of South Mattis Avenue following initial reports of a vehicle burglary in progress. While responding, officers received reports about possible shots being fired in the area. Upon arrival, officers substantiated the shots fired report, finding four shell casings […]