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Posted on: May 31, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 5/31/23 Aggravated Battery w/Firearm, Mob Action

(PEORIA, IL) Tuesday, May 30, 2023, at approximately 11:52 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 2900 block of N. Idaho on a report of a male shot.
When officers arrived, they located an adult male victim with apparent gunshot wounds to the leg. Officers immediately applied a tourniquet to stop the bleeding. 
AMT and PFD arrived and continued to treat the male. He was then transported to a local hospital in stable condition.
During the course of the investigation officers learned that a fight occurred at the above location. During the fight an individual on scene fired shots. The suspect fled the scene in a vehicle after the shots were fired.
A short time later, officers with the assistance of a License Plate Reader (LPR) located the suspect vehicle parked behind a residence in the 1200 block of W. Gift.
When officers arrived, they detained the two female juveniles and a 17-year-old male who were involved in the fight. The shooter was not located.
The 17-year-old male was arrested for Obstructing Justice and later transported to JDC. The two females were released.
This incident remains under investigation.
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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