Man shot in head by BB gun on Knoxville Avenue in Peoria


PEORIA, Ill.–A man was shot in the head on the 1600 block of Knoxville Avenue near Starcrest Cleaners.

UPDATE: Peoria Information Officer Amy Dotson tells WMBD the man has a small laceration on his head from a BB gun.

AMT and Peoria Police rushed to the scene and took the man into an ambulance.

The man allegedly told police a car with three white men in it drove away after he was shot, and he believes that is who shot him.

There is currently no suspect information. The shooting remains under investigation.

This story will be updated.

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