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Posted on: February 23, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 2/23/23 Shooting Investigation

(PEORIA, IL) Thursday, February 23, 2023, at approximately 11:25 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 2300 block of W. Antoinette regarding a Shot Spotter alert of 2 rounds fired.
While enroute, officers were informed by dispatch that a gunshot victim was located in the 2400 block of W. Marquette.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim with an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID), Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Patrol Unit, Neighborhood Services Unit (NSC) and Crime Scene Unit (CSU) responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
A nearby school was placed on a soft lockdown as a precaution.
This incident is under investigation. There is no suspect information.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.

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