Champaign Police make arrest in May 23 Shooting

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CHAMPAIGN – Champaign Police Detectives, along with the United States Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force, announce they have made an arrest in the May 23 shooting in the 1300 block of Hedge Road.

Police arrested 25-year-old Diego R. Christmon of Champaign in the 2000 block of North Mattis Avenue on Wednesday, June 17.

The May 23 shooting resulted in one person receiving serious injury after being shot multiple times. Champaign Police were able to identify Christmon as the suspect and obtained an arrest warrant for the offense of Aggravated Battery with a Firearm, which is a Class X Felony. Bond was set at $2,000,000 for the warrant.

Detectives are still investigating the incident. Anyone with information should contact the Champaign Police Department Investigations Division at 217-351-4545.

Those with information who wish to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers at 217-373-8477.

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