CORRECTION: Peoria Police Public Information Officer Semone Roth originally reported that a man was shot, but later corrected that it was a woman who was shot.
PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD)– Peoria police responded to a Shot Spotter alert on the 900 block of W. Gift Avenue around 9 p.m. Monday evening.
Peoria Police Public Information Officer Semone Roth confirms the alert was for 13 rounds fired and that officers did not find a gunshot victim when they arrived on the scene.
However, they were immediately notified that a woman was transported to a local hospital for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg.
The woman told officers that she was sitting inside a parked vehicle on Broadway and W. Gift when someone drove past the vehicle and began shooting.
Police were still on the scene as of 9:40 p.m. There is no suspect information.
The incident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Peoria police at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.