PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — (UPDATE: 3:50 p.m.) — The Peoria County Coroner released the identity of the man who died after being shot Sunday night.

Coroner Jamie Harwood said 28-year-old Roosevelt Hunter III of Peoria was pronounced deceased at the scene. Harwood said Hunter appeared to suffer from a gunshot wound.

Harwood said an autopsy is taking place and findings are expected to be released on Tuesday.

The Peoria Police Department and the Peoria County Coroner are investigating the homicide. Those with any information regarding the shooting are encouraged to contact the Peoria Police Department at (309)-673-4521 or CrimeStoppers anonymously at (309)-673-9000.


(PREVIOUS) — One person is dead after a shooting late Sunday night in Peoria.

Police responded around 11:00 p.m. to the Landmark Apartments complex for a ShotSpotter alert of five rounds fired. One male was located unresponsive on the sidewalk in the 700 block of N. Shipman Street.

Police Spokesperson Amy Dotson said that the man was pronounced dead on the scene, and suffered at least one gunshot wound.

Any more information about the victim will be released by the Peoria County Coroner.

Dotson said there is no suspect information at this time.

The incident remains under investigation. If anyone has any information, they are encouraged to contact Peoria Police or CrimeStoppers.

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