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UPDATE: One person wounded in Peoria liquor store shooting

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UPDATE: (10 p.m.) - A man who was badly hurt in a Peoria liquor store shooting Monday night is one of two people booked on felony charges.

Police were called just before 6 p.m. to Sherman Liquors at Sterling Plaza in the 3800 block of North Sterling Avenue.

Police spokesperson Amy Dotson said officers arrived to find John McKee, 39, outside the liquor store with a gunshot wound to the leg. Dotson said McKee was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries, but his condition was upgraded to stable.

According to Dotson, detectives found out McKee entered the store and fought with an employee. A second clerk allegedly got a gun and fired at McKee.

Ehad Asad, 20, is the clerk who allegedly shot McKee. He's been booked for aggravated battery with a firearm. Police did not arrested the second clerk. Investigators believe McKee started the fight, and they booked him for aggravated battery.

PEORIA (WEEK) - Peoria Police confirmed a man has been shot at Peoria liquor store.

The shooting happened just before 6 p.m. Monday at Sherman Liquors in Sterling Plaza in the 3800 block of Sterling Avenue.

Officers on scene say they found a male shooting victim in the parking lot with a gunshot wound to the leg, and there were reports that the shooter was in the store.

Police gave the shooting victim life-saving aid and he was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police said they found two people in the store. They followed police orders to come out of the store, and were taken into custody.

Story will be updated.

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