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Posted on: April 16, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 4/16/23 Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, April 15, 2023, at approximately 3:55 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2400 block of N. North regarding two Shot Spotter alerts of 6 rounds and 16 rounds fired at the same location. No one was struck by gunfire.
During the course of the investigation officers identified a vehicle the suspect fled the scene in. Officers later located the vehicle at a residence in the 1500 block of Great Oak Road. Officers also located and detained a juvenile suspect at this location.
The juvenile was transported to the Peoria Police Department for interviewing purposes and subsequently arrested for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and Unlawful Use of a Weapon.
The juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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