(PEORIA, IL) Sunday, February 12, 2023, at approximately 3:23 a.m. Peoria Police were dispatched to a local hospital on a report of a male being dropped off by private vehicle with a serious stab wound.
When officers arrived, they located the adult male victim with an apparent stab wound to his neck. The victim’s injuries were found to be life threatening.
Witnesses told police the victim was stabbed while trying to break up a fight outside a local business.
During the course of the investigation, Patrol Officers located a crime scene in the 400 block of MacArthur. Members of the Peoria Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID) and Crime Scene Unit (CSU) responded to the area and initiated an investigation.
There is currently no suspect information. This incident is under investigation.
If you have any information regarding this incident or any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.