Shooting suspect in custody without incident

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URBANA, Ill. (WCIA) — Authorities arrested the suspect of a year-old shooting without incident Friday morning.

32-year old Demaris Miner, of Urbana, was taken into custody by the United States Marshals Service with help from the Champaign County Street Crimes Task Force, in the 1500-block of East Washington Street, about 10:30 am.

Authorities say Miner critically wounded a 20-year old man by shooting him after an argument. It happened in the 2000-block of North Market Street, January 21, 2019. The victim survived, but the result of injuries he sustained is not known. The investigation is ongoing.


Anyone with additional information is asked to contact police who can arrange to speak privately with you. Anyone wishing to remain anonymous may also submit tips to Crime Stoppers. Authorities remind citizens information submitted to Crime Stoppers is completely anonymous.

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