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Man arrested for early September shooting that left one dead

PEORIA - The man involved in the Sept. 2 Peoria shooting has been arrested. 

On Monday, the Peoria Police Target Offender Unit arrested 22-year-old Jamal J. Younger for first-degree murder.

On Sept. 2 at approximately 2:48 a.m., police responded to an alert of multiple rounds fired in the 2300 block of North Peoria. Officers were then notified that a male victim of the shooting was dropped off at a local hospital via private vehicle.

The 21-year-old victim was pronounced deceased at the hospital. 

During the course of the investigation, detectives gathered information that led to the identification of Younger at approximately 3:15 p.m. Monday. 

After being arrested, Younger was transported to the Peoria County Jail.


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