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Altercation leads to man hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds


PEORIA (WEEK) --- Police say an investigation is underway after a man was hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds after an altercation Saturday afternoon.

Police responded to a local hospital around 4:00 p.m. regarding a report of a male shooting victim who arrived by private vehicle.

Authorities say the man was in the 3400 block of West Oakcrest Drive when the suspect demanded property from him.

A fight broke out and police say the suspect fired a gun at the man, hitting him multiple times in the leg.

Police say the incident is under investigation and as anyone with information or video coverage to call the Peoria Police Department at 309-673-4521, or CrimeStoppers anonymously.

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