PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A woman is dead after being stabbed in Peoria Thursday night.

According to Semone Roth, a Peoria Police spokesperson, officers were sent to South Western Avenue near West Antoinette Street at 9:09 p.m. on a report of a stabbing.

When police got to the scene, they found a woman with an apparent stab wound. She was then transported to a hospital, where she died.

The suspect is also a woman, who police said fled the scene before police arrived.

The Peoria Police Department is currently investigating the incident as a homicide.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.