(PEORIA, IL) Monday, May 29, 2023, at approximately 8:46 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2000 block of W. Gale on a Shot Spotter alert of five rounds fired.
When officers arrived, they located two victims, an adult male and an adult female, both with apparent gunshot wounds.
female suffered non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to the hospital.
The male victim sustained critical injures. He was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.
The identity of the deceased, 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 Investigation Division (SID), Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Patrol Unit, Crime Scene Unit (CSU) and Neighborhood Services Unit (NSU) responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
This incident is under investigation.
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.