UPDATE: Relative arrested in early morning Peoria shooting

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Update June 7, 9:45 P.M. 

 Peoria Police say the investigation determined the suspect, in both the stabbing and shooting death, was 27 year old Anthony L. Jackson; a relative of the victim.

At about 3:45 A.M. officers were called to West Willcox on reports of a fight in the street.

When they arrived they say no one was there… but an hour later 43-year-old Timothy Jackson arrived at a hospital with a stab wound.

Police say when Jackson was released he drove back to West Willcox where he was shot by the relative. 

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says Jackson was shot five times and likely died instantly. 

Evidence was gathered that led to the arrest of Anthony Jackson for Aggravated Battery with a Knife for the initial incident, along with Murder, Unlawful Use of a Weapon by a Felon, and No FOID for the homicide. The Investigation is on-going.

Update June 7, 2:20 P.M.

Peoria Coroner Jamie Harwood tells WMBD News the victim of the Wilcox shooting is 43-year-old Timothy Jackson of 2407 North Dechman. 

Harwood says Jackson was found slumped over the wheel of a car in front of 608 Wilcox. 

Officials believe he was returning to his girlfriends home. 

His death marks the 10th homicide of the year. 

Update June 7, 8:45 A.M. 

An adult man was pronounced dead on the scene. According to authorities, ShotSpotter picked up 7 rounds in the area around 6:30 Thursday morning. The man’s body was found near a vehicle; presumably he’d just arrived home. There’s no information on a suspect at this time.

June 7, 7:46 A.M.

Our news team is on the 600 block of West Willcox. Our crew is on the scene and report that there is a heavy police presence. Our crew also reports that there is a person down on the scene. This story will be updated as soon as we learn more about the situation.

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