Champaign man arrested in weekend Urbana Shooting

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Police have arrested a Champaign man in connection with a weekend shooting and armed robbery in Urbana.

Darrion Devon Brown, 23, of Champaign was identified during the course of the investigation into the shooting in the 800 block of W. Springfield. Brown was located at his apartment and property was recovered that is believed to belong to one of the victims of the armed robbery.

Brown was taken to the Champaign County Jail.

He is expected to appear in court Monday and will be charged with multiple counts of armed robbery and aggravated battery with a firearm.

The investigation on the incident is ongoing. Anyone with further information is encouraged to call the Urbana Police Department at 217-384-2320. Callers may remain anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS, submit a tip on the Champaign County Crime Stoppers website (, or submit a tip on the free P3 Tips app which if available in iTunes and Google Play app stores.

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