Man arrested for shooting woman in the foot

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – The Peoria Police Department arrested a man Tuesday who shot a woman in the foot and fled the scene.

Around 12:06 a.m., local police responded to a call at the 3600 block of West Hedgehill Ln where a man reportedly shot a woman in the foot. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening conditions.

Anthony W. Butler, 32, was found and arrested at the same block around 9:26 a.m. Butler was taken to the Peoria Police Department to be interviewed. He was then arrested for aggravated domestic battery, reckless discharge, and possession of a weapon by a felon.

Butler was taken to the Peoria County Jail.

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