PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — The Peoria Police Department arrested a man for multiple alleged gun charges near Sheridan Road and McClure Avenue Monday.
According to a Peoria police news release, officers were informed of several men gathering in front of Coopers. Officers were told one of the men may have a gun.
When officers approached the men, 24-year-old Javon Wilson allegedly fled on foot. He was apprehended after a brief chase.
Officers allegedly found a gun magazine on his person, and a loaded handgun along the path he fled police on.
Wilson was arrested for alleged possession of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, possession of a firearm without a valid FOID card and resisting police.
He was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Peoria police at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.