UPDATE: Early morning shooting leads to Peoria’s first homicide of 2019

UPDATE 7:13 AM: Peoria Police spokeswoman Amy Dotson confirms to 25 News that one man is dead after an early morning shooting.

She says a shotspotter alert came in at 5:03 AM in the 2300 block of West Marquette of five shots fired.

When police arrived, they found a man down in the backyard of a house.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

There are no suspects at this time, and no arrests have been made.

This is the city of Peoria’s first homicide of the year.

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) — Peoria Police confirm to 25 News that one person has been injured after an early morning shooting.

It happened just after 5 AM Saturday in the 2300 block of West Marquette.

No further details have been released at this time.

Police are on scene, and asking you to avoid the area.

We have a crew en route, and will have more as it becomes available.

John Kendall

John Kendall

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