UPDATE: Suspect in custody | Man in serious condition after shooting outside a liquor store

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UPDATE: Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell says that 25-year-old David Dillard Jr. was arrested for an attempted homicide at Laramie Liquors Sunday night.

Dillard is charged with attempted murder, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated discharge of a firearm, aggravated battery with a firearm, and unlawful possession of a firearm.

His first court appearance is Monday at 2:00 p.m. and he is being held with no bond.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A man is in serious condition after being shot Sunday night in Peoria.

Around 10:42 p.m., the Peoria County Sheriff’s Office responded to the parking lot of Laramie Liquors for a man who had been shot while sitting in a car.

When deputies arrived to the parking lot, they found a 26-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds.

The man was taken to OSF Saint Francis medical center with serious injuries, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

Detectives are speaking to a person of interest.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, they are encouraged to contact Detective Lieutenant Dan Corpus at (309) 258-7160 or CrimeStoppers at (309) 673-9000.

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