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Sunday morning West Peoria shooting leaves two in hospital with critical injuries

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PEORIA (WEEK) -- Police said two people were hospitalized with critical injuries following a shooting in West Peoria early Sunday morning.

Around 2:30 a.m., Peoria County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 2100 block of Otley Road in West Peoria.

Upon arrival, deputies found a 27-year-old female who had suffered a gunshot wound. Police say she was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injuries.

Peoria County Sheriff Brian Asbell says at the same time, another gunshot victim - a 27-year-old male - arrived at a hospital by private vehicle, and it is believed they were shot at the same location on Otley Road.

Police say the man is in critical condition.

No arrests have been made and police are asking anyone with information to call Lt. Dan Corpus at 309-258-7160, or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 309-673-9000.

Harry Croton

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