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Boy in critical condition after Tuesday afternoon shooting

A 13- year-old boy is in the hospital in critical condition after a shooting Tuesday afternoon.

Peoria police were called to the 800 block of west McClure at around 4:30pm on reports of a shooting. 

When crews arrived, they found a 13-year-old boy with a gunshot wound to the chest.

They also found a 14-year-old who police say admitted to the shooting.

He was arrested for Unlawful use of a weapon and aggravated battery. 

This incident is still under investigation. 


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