UPDATE: Suspect arrested in Wednesday night Peoria shooting

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PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) –(UPDATE: 10:31)– Peoria Police made an arrest Thursday in relation to a Wednesday night Peoria shooting.

According to Peoria Police Public Information Officer Amy Dotson, Antrale Maricle was located by Peoria Polices Special Investigations Division and was arrested without incident near Brentfield and Woodside Dr. in Dunlap.

Miracle was arrested for aggravated battery with a firearm, not having an IL FOID Card, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and having a Peoria County Warrant for traffic-related offenses.

22-year-old Eden R. Conner was also taken into custody with Maricle. Conner was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon, the charge unrelated to the shooting investigation.

Both Miracle and Conner have been transported to the Peoria County jail.

The shooting victem remains in the hospital in cridical condition.

The investigation is ongoing.


PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A suspect has been identified in a shooting that left one man with life-threatening injuries.

Antrale Maricle, 19, is 6’2″ and approximately 300 lbs. He currently wears his hair in red braids.

Investigators are requesting anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact the Peoria Police Department by dialing 911 or Detective Roberto Vasquez at 309-494-8639.

The public is warned not to approach or attempt to detain Maricle as he should be considered armed and dangerous.

As previously reported, Wednesday evening at about 7:52 p.m., police responded to the 800 block of Northeast Monroe Street regarding a male shot.

Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive adult man on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds. First responders performed emergency life-saving measures, and he was transported to a local hospital. His condition is unknown.

The incident remains under investigation.

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