UPDATE: 1 person wounded as Peoria Police probe 50 shots fired on south side
PEORIA (25 News Now) - A man was wounded Friday after three ShotSpotter alerts indicated 50 gunshots were fired in just a couple of minutes time on Peoria’s south side.
Peoria Police said in a news release they received a ShotSpotter alert of 35 rounds fired in the 2700 block of West Montana just before 12:40 p.m. When police got there, they received another ShotSpotter alert of five rounds fired in the 2300 block of West Grinnell. The third ShotSpotter alert indicated 10 rounds fired in the 1500 block of South Faraday.
At the West Montana shooting scene, police said they were told about a gunshot victim in the 2100 block of North Oregon. That’s where they found the adult male victim. Police said his injuries were not life threatening. He was taken to a local hospital.
Police said they have no information about any suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to call Peoria Police at 309-673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at 309-673-9000.
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