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Posted on: October 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 10/18/23 Aggravated Battery w/ Firearm

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at approximately 12:56 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2400 block of W. Proctor on a Shot Spotter alert of one round fired.
When officers arrived, they did not locate any victims or damage at the above location.
At approximately 1:22 p.m. an adult male was transported to a local hospital by private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim’s injuries were non-life threatening.
The victim told police he was sitting inside his vehicle in the 2400 block of W. Proctor when an unknown male subject approached the vehicle and fired one shot striking the victim in the chest.
The subject then fled the scene on foot.
Members of the Peoria Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division (CID) Crime Scene Unit (CSU) and Patrol Unit responded to the scene and initiated an investigation.
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.

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