PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — One man was injured after a shooting incident near Antoinette Street and Westmoreland Avenue Thursday.
According to Peoria police, officers were dispatched to the scene after a shot spotter at approximately 11:24 a.m.
While the officers were on the way to the scene, they were informed of a shooting victim being located near Marquette and Stanley Streets.
Officers located a man with an apparent gunshot wound to the arm. The victim was alert and talking to officers. He was transported to a local hospital.
The nearby school was placed on soft lockdown due to this incident.
No suspect information is available at this time.
This incident remains under investigation.
Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Special Investigations Division (SID),
Criminal Investigations Division (CID), Patrol Unit, Neighborhood Services Unit
(NSC) and Crime Scene Unit (CSU) responded to the scene and initiated an
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please
contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or
Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.