Third arrest made for Urbana house party shooting


Kenyon Edmond

A police car is parked in front of 804 W. Springfield Ave.

By Jessica Bursztynsky, News Editor

A 26-year-old Urbana man was arrested today in Tinley Park, Illinois, for his connection to the Urbana house party shooting on Jan. 21.

An arrest warrant was issued for Quintin Brown on Jan. 24. Brown was located Friday morning in the Chicago suburb by members of the U.S. Marshals Service – Chicago Division.

He is being charged with armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm. His bond is set for $5 million, according to a news release.

Brown is the third of five suspects who allegedly robbed two witnesses and fired gunshots after being denied entry at a party, located at 804 W. Springfield Ave. in Urbana.

Two women suffered non-life threatening gunshot wounds, one of whom is a University student.

The investigation is ongoing, and those with information are encouraged to contact the Urbana Police Department at 217-384-2320.

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