UPDATE: Suspect arrested in connection to Hogs & Dogs Saloon Wednesday morning

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(UPDATE — 5:14 p.m.) –– Deputies with the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 50-year-old woman who they said shot a man inside the Hogs & Dogs Saloon on W. Farmington Road Wednesday morning, April 14.

Sheriff Brian Asbell said Ronda S. Frye, 50, shot her 73-year-old father, the owner of the bar, inside the building Wednesday morning and fled the scene in a vehicle.

Ronda S. Frye, 50

Asbell said deputies responded to a call from the bar at approximately 8:44 a.m. They found the victim inside shortly after arriving.

The bullet grazed the man’s stomach, leaving minor injuries. The man refused to be taken to a hospital.

Deputies located the suspect and her vehicle at the intersection of Kickapoo Lane and W. Harmon Hwy. immediately after the shooting. They recovered the firearm and arrested her.

Frye has been charged with aggravated battery with a firearm, aggravated battery, and aggravated discharge of a firearm. She was booked into the Peoria County Jail.


(PREVIOUS) — PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — Deputies with the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting at Hogs & Dogs Saloon on W. Farmington Road that left one person injured Wednesday, April 14.

Sheriff Brian Asbell said a suspect fired a gun inside the business Wednesday morning. He confirmed one person had “very minor injuries” after being shot.

Asbell said the scene is secure and deputies are still putting the puzzle pieces together.

This story will be updated when more information becomes available.

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