PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD)– Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has released the name of the latest Peoria homicide victim.
According to a post Harwood’s Facebook page, 15-year-old Jabbarius Highsmith arrived at OSF Healthcare St Francis Medical Center in grave condition.
Aggressive efforts to resuscitate Highsmith were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead at 8:40 p.m.
The autopsy shows that he suffered multiple gunshot wounds described as “inconsistent with life”.
The incident remains under investigation.