Champaign Police arrest 18-year-old in connection to shooting


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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Champaign Police arrested a teenager in connection to a shooting.

The shooting happened on June 2. Officers were called to an area near Joanne Lane and Paula Drive.

When police arrived, they found an 18-year-old boy with a single life-threatening gunshot wound. In a news release, officials said he is still in critical condition.

Officials said an investigation into the incident indicated it was the result of a drive-by.

After investigating further, police identified 18-year-old Charman Brown as a suspect. He was arrested Thursday morning.

Champaign Police are continuing to investigate this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call them at (217) 351-4545. You can also call Crime Stoppers at (217) 373-8477.

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