Peoria, IL – Man Wounded in Home Shooting, Police Seek Information


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(PEORIA, IL) – A Peoria man was taken to the hospital Sunday night after being shot inside a home, signaling another episode in the city’s ongoing battle with gun violence. 

According to Peoria Police Department reported that the incident happened Sunday, just after 9 p.m., when officers responded to a call on the 1600 block of New York Avenue about a shooting. At the scene, they found a man with a gunshot wound. He told officers that he had been shot by two unidentified men inside a house on the 500 block of E. Pennsylvania Avenue. 

The victim was rushed to a nearby hospital with injuries not expected to be life-threatening. Police searched the area for the shooters but didn’t find anyone. With no suspects yet identified, the case remains under investigation. Anyone with information about this shooting or other violent crimes is encouraged to contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, use tip411 to send tips anonymously, or call Crime Stoppers at (309) 673-9000, also anonymously.


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