(PEORIA, IL) Saturday, January 7, 2023, at approximately 8:28 p.m. Peoria Police responded to the 800 block of NE Madison regarding a male who had been shot.
When officers arrived on scene, they located an adult male with a gunshot wound to his leg. The injury was non-life threatening. The victim told police that he was approached by 2 males wearing masks. He said the two subjects tried to rob him before he was shot in the
Officers immediately conducted a search of the area for the suspects but were unsuccessful.
This incident is currently under investigation. At this time, there is no suspect information.
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.