Items tagged: shots fired

Second Arrest Made in Centennial High School Gunfire Investigation

On Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 1:38 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Jefferson Middle School and Centennial High School for the report of shots fired. Both schools were placed on lockdown at police request. Upon arrival, officers located a shooting scene in a field north of Centennial High School. Thirteen (13) shell […]


One Arrest Made in Centennial High School Gunfire Investigation; Police Seek Additional Suspect

On Sept. 15, 2021, at approximately 1:38 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the area of Jefferson Middle School and Centennial High School for the report of shots fired. Both schools were placed on lockdown at police request. Upon arrival, officers located a shooting scene in a field north of Centennial High School. Thirteen (13) shell […]


Arrest Made in Shots Fired Call, Vehicle Crash

On Sept. 20, 2021, at approximately 7:50 p.m., Champaign Police Officers heard multiple rounds of gunfire coming from the area of an apartment complex located in the 1100 block of North 3rd Street. Upon arrival, officers observed a black sedan fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. As another officer was responding to […]


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 […]


Shooting Investigation – 700 block of Crescent Drive

On May 23, 2021, at approximately 7:06 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 700 block of Crescent Drive for the report of shots fired. Upon arriving to the scene, officers learned a 23-year-old male arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. Champaign Police are currently interviewing witnesses and canvassing […]


Shooting Investigation – 2100 block of West Springfield Avenue

On May 11, 2021, at approximately 6:47 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 2100 block of West Springfield Avenue for multiple reports of gunfire. Upon arrival, police located a large crime scene and were soon informed a 19-year-old male arrived at a local hospital by personal transport with a serious gunshot wound to his leg. […]


Champaign Police Respond to Shots Fired Incident, Two Arrests Made

On May 10, 2021, at approximately 6:11 p.m., Champaign Police were called for multiple reports of shots fired. The first was reported in the 300 block of West Beardsley Avenue, soon followed by a report of shots fired in the area of North Market Street and Eisner Drive. Police were notified witnesses saw two vehicles […]


Shooting Investigation – 1400 block of South Mattis Avenue

On April 19, 2021, at approximately 12:17 a.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1400 block of South Mattis Avenue for the report of shots fired. On scene, officers located a residence that was struck 14 times by gunfire and quickly learned a 14-year-old female who was inside was suffering from a serious but non-life-threatening gunshot […]


Champaign Police Investigating Afternoon Shots Fired Incident, Two Arrests Made

On April 18, 2021, at approximately 12:42 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 3300 block of Fields South Drive after receiving multiple reports of gunfire.  Upon arrival, officers located a crime scene including 11 shell casings in the Health Alliance parking lot in the 3500 block of Fields South Drive. No injuries were reported as […]


Arrest Made in March 20, 2021, Shots Fired Investigation

On March 20, 2021, at approximately 12:21 p.m., Champaign Police responded to the 1400 block of Holl Hill Drive for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located a spent shell casing in the backyard of a private residence. There was no damage to property and no injuries were reported to police. Information obtained in […]