CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WCIA) — Police arrest a man wanted for gang affiliation.
Investigators along with assistance from the United States Marshals Service arrested 32 year old Eric D. Kirk.
Kirk led police on a brief foot chase in the 1500 block of Winston Drive.
Police say they recovered a gun they believed to have been possessed by Kirk.
Kirk was apprehended for an outstanding arrest warrant for a parole violation.
Eric Kirk was among the six wanted subjects recently named by police for outstanding arrest warrants as well as being tied to recent gang-related criminal activity.
He will be transported to the Champaign County Jail on preliminary charges of Escape and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Felon.
He is scheduled to be arraigned in court Tuesday.