Another suspect in gang activity arrested

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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.

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