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UPDATE: Husband and wife arrested after Elmwood shots fired incident

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7:30 AM UPDATE: Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell says also arrested in connection with Thursday night's incident is 35-year-old Zachary Bientema.

He faces numerous charges, including aggravated battery of a peace officer, obstructing a police officer, resisting a police officer, and domestic battery.


6:00 AM UPDATE: Jail records indicate 36-year-old Shari Beintema of Elmwood is one of the two people arrested in connection with Thursday night's shots fired incident in Elmwood.

She faces numerous charges, including domestic battery, endangering the life of a child, and aggravated discharge of a firearm.

An unidentified man was also arrested. No word on what charges he faces.


12:28 AM UPDATE: The Peoria County Sheriff confirms to 25 News that a man and a woman have been arrested in connection with Thursday night's shots fired incident in Elmwood.

The arrests happened around 11:30 PM Thursday night.

Charges against the two have not been announced at this time.

Further information has not yet been released.


Elmwood (WEEK) - Elmwood Police and the Peoria County Sheriff's Office are investigating a shots fired incident inside a home Thursday night.

A Peoria County Lieutenant on scene said there were children inside the house when the shot was fired, but were taken out when we arrived to the scene in the 400 block of East Cypress.

No one was hurt but law enforcement is calling this a domestic dispute.

No one is arrested at this time.

"While I was on my way here, I contacted her by phone and kind of guided her through what she needed to do. She ended up coming out, no incident. She did exactly what she was asked to do." said Peoria County Sheriff's Lt. Andrew Kenny.

Earlier this week, the Peoria County Sheriff said police were responding to more domestic calls, coinciding with the shelter-in-place order.

25 News Staff

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