PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — A woman was killed in Peoria Saturday night, and police are working to learn more about the city’s latest homicide.
Just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Peoria police responded to the intersection of W. Montana and S. Oregon Streets for a call of shots fired during a burglary in progress. When they arrived, officers found a woman with apparent gunshot wounds inside a residence.
Although life-saving measures were performed, the woman was unresponsive. She was taken to a local hospital with critical injuries, where she later died.
Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood is expected to release the cause and manner of death at a later time.
The homicide is under investigation.