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Posted on: November 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 11/8/23 Aggravated Discharge/Aggravated UUW/UUW

(PEORIA, IL) Wednesday, November 8, 2023, at approximately 1:51 a.m. Peoria Police responded to the 3000 block of N. Knoxville on a Shot Spotter alert of one round fired.
When officers arrived, they made contact and detained three occupants inside a vehicle parked at the above location.
During the course of the investigation, officers learned that one of the occupants, a 17-year-old female fired one shot toward a concrete wall. No one was injured.
During a search of the vehicle, officers located a handgun.
The juvenile female was arrested for Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon, Possession of a Firearm Under 21, and No FOID.
She was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.
Officers also arrested the driver of the vehicle, a 16-year-old female for Unlawful Use of a Weapon. She was released into the custody of a parent.
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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