Update: Peoria Police identifies Saturday’s shooting suspect

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — UPDATE: The Peoria Police said they have identified a suspect in Saturday’s shooting incident.

Police said Odis S. Jackson, 28, and the shooting victim had a verbal altercation at 300 E Ravine when the victim was shot. Police say Jackson fled the scene after the shooting.

Police said they found Jackson in a home at 3600 N Finnell. It took negotiators five hours to make contact with Jackson and he was brought into custody without incident a little after 4:30 a.m. Sunday.


Peoria Police are investigating a shooting near the intersection of East Ravine Avenue and North Peoria Avenue.

Police say it happened just after 5 p.m. on Saturday. ShotSpotter alerts indicate three rounds were fired in the area.

Police say they found a man inside a car with a gunshot wound. Life-saving measures were taken and he was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police say the incident is under investigation. If you have any information, call Crimestoppers at 309-673-9000.

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