(PEORIA, IL) Monday, June 26, 2023, at approximately 10:16 p.m. Peoria Police responded to Richwoods and Molleck on a report of a male shot in the leg.
When officers arrived, they located a male juvenile with an apparent gunshot wound in the 3100 block of Molleck. The juvenile was not responsive and was pronounced deceased on the scene.
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 Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Patrol Unit, and Crime Scene Unit (CSU) responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
This incident is currently 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.