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Posted on: August 22, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 8/22/23 Aggravated Battery with a Firearm

(PEORIA, IL) Monday, August 21, 2023, at approximately 8:56 p.m. Peoria Police responded to a Shot Spotter alert of 13 rounds fired in the 900 block of W. Gift.
When officers arrived, they located a crime scene, but not a victim.
Officers were later alerted by dispatch that an adult female was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle with a gunshot wound. The victim’s injuries were non-life threatening.
The victim told police she was shot while sitting inside a parked vehicle on Broadway and W. Gift when someone drove past the vehicle and began shooting.
Police searched the area for suspects with negative results.
This incident is under investigation. There is currently 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.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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