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Posted on: May 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 5/22/23 Homicide

(Peoria, IL) Monday, May 22, 2023, at approximately 8:45 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to the 1500 block of S. Westmoreland on a Shot Spotter alert of 4 rounds 
fired.
While enroute officers were also dispatched to the 1800 block of S. Westmoreland on a report of a vehicle that crashed into a utility pole.
When officers arrived at the crash scene, they located an adult male victim with apparent gunshot wounds.
Members of the Peoria Fire Department (PFD) and AMT performed lifesaving measures on the victim and transported him to a local hospital with critical injuries. 
The victim was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.
The identity of the victim, as well as the cause and manner of death will be released by the Peoria County Coroner.
Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID), Criminal Investigations Division (CID). Crime Scene Unit (CSU), Neighborhood Services Unit (NSU) and Patrol Unit responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
Currently, there is no suspect information. This incident is under investigation.
If you have any information on this case, or any other investigation, call the Peoria Police Department at 673-4521, Tip411 (anonymous), or Crime Stoppers (anonymous) at (309) 673-9000.

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