Arrest warrant issued for Oct. 29 Neil Street shooting

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Arrest warrant issued for Oct. 29 Neil Street shooting

The University of Illinois police on campus.

The University of Illinois police on campus.

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The University of Illinois police on campus.

The Daily Illini File Photo

The Daily Illini File Photo

The University of Illinois police on campus.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

Champaign Police have issued an arrest warrant for 26-year-old Kevin B. Cooper Jr. of Champaign for his involvement in a shooting on Oct. 29. Bond is set at $250,000 for the offense of aggravated discharge of a firearm.

The shooting occurred at 701 N. Neil St. in Champaign at 11:44 p.m. Police found evidence of gunfire, but no one was injured.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Cooper are asked to contact the department at 217-351-4545. If someone wishes to remain anonymous, information can also be shared through Crime Stoppers by calling 217-373-8477 or online at www.373tips.com. Crime Stoppers will reward any with information leading to an arrest with up to $1,000.

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