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Posted on: February 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 2/7/23 Aggravated Discharge/UUW/No FOID/Battery

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at approximately 11:23 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 4200 block of N. Knollridge on a report of several shots fired. 
When officers arrived, they located an adult female who told police that she was attacked by a female identified as 21-year-old Nyla K. Brackenridge as she and a friend was exiting her vehicle. The victim also told officers that Brackenridge retrieved a firearm from a vehicle and fired shots at the victim’s vehicle. The suspect 
then fled the scene. No one was injured.
At approximately 1:07 a.m. on February 8, 2023, PPD officers located the suspect’s vehicle in the 3400 block of W. Oakcrest Drive. Police conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and placed Brackenridge into custody without incident. No firearm was located inside the suspect’s vehicle.
Brackenridge was arrested for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Unlawful Use of a Weapon, No FOID and Battery. She was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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