PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A man is dead after a shooting incident near Thrush and Knoxville Avenues on Saturday.
According to Peoria police, officers responded to the area after an alert from the ShotSpotter gunfire detection system indicated nine rounds had been fired around 12:41 a.m. Upon arrival, officers located an injured man in the road.
The man was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after. The Peoria County Coroner’s office is expected to release his identity and cause of death.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Scott Hulse at (309) 494-8391, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.