Man arrested after shots fired Wednesday night in Peoria

Peoria police respond to a shooting Wednesday night.
Peoria police respond to a shooting Wednesday night.(25 News/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Jul. 21, 2022 at 12:49 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - A man was arrested Wednesday night after a six-round and a two-round ShotSpotter alert in the 1900 block of West Marquette.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth said that when officers arrived, two males were seen by police exiting vehicles and began to fire at another and then re-entered their vehicles and fled the area northbound on Western Ave.

Police found one of the vehicles and the driver, who was arrested for Aggravated Discharge and Assault with a Firearm.

The second shooter has not been identified at this time.

No injuries are reported. Police are still investigating.

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