Champaign police arrest 2 in connection with deadly Campustown shooting

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CHAMPAIGN - In an update to a story WAND brought to you last month, Champaign police say two more people were arrested in connection with a deadly shooting in September.

According to our news partners at the Champaign News-Gazette, police arrested Johnnie Holbrook, 20, and a 16-year-old male on Thursday.  Both individuals face a preliminary charge of aggravated battery in connection with a fight that police say led to the shooting.

Three people were injured in the shooting, and one person, identified as George Korchev, 22, was killed.  Police say Robbie Patton, 18, faces preliminary charges of murder and aggravated battery with a firearm in connection with the shooting.

We will provide more information as it becomes available.

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