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Shots fired incident results in crash, foot chase

A tow truck loads the maroon car used by the suspect to flee following a crash at Farmington...
A tow truck loads the maroon car used by the suspect to flee following a crash at Farmington Road and Main Street.(WEEK)
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 4:00 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Peoria Police apprehended a man following a brief car and foot chase after shots were fired at a nearby apartment complex.

Police were called at 10:55 a.m. to that apartment complex on a domestic call.

Police said an adult male fled the scene in a maroon car, then ran a red light at Farmington Road and Main Street. He hit another car, then fled the crash scene on foot with the handgun. he was arrested shortly after.

A witness on the scene said the other car contained three females, age unknown. PPD did not have any information on their condition. The witness said all airbags had deployed on the car and the three females were taken away in an ambulance, but did not appear seriously injured.

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