17-year-old as Jonathon McPhearson dies in fatal Champaign shooting – Thursday, September 30, 2021

Champaign Shooting Death of Jonathon McPhearson – Obituary

17-year-old Jonathon McPhearson has died in a fatal Champaign shooting that occurred on Thursday, September 30, 2021. It happened in the 1500 block of W/ Kirby Avenue. Masked gunmen approached Jonatha as he sat by the roadway with another person. They opened fire and left Jonathan with fatal injuries.

Police arrived at the scene to find Jonathan with a bullet wound to his torso. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

There is no information about the person that Jonathan was with when he was shot.

As investigations proceed, police are asking nearby businesses that may have CCTV footage to contact them.