Peoria County Coroner confirms details of Monday night shooting victim

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria County Coroners Office released details on the shooting death of the victim who died in a late-night shooting Monday.

County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the man as 43-year-old Andre Leathers Sr. of Peoria. Police found Leathers in the backyard of a residence in the 300 block of N. Saratoga St.

An autopsy confirmed that Leathers had suffered a close-range single gunshot wound to the face and died instantly.

The incident is still under investigation by the Peoria Police Department.

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