Peoria Heights Police arrest suspect in shots fired call

Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 1:12 PM CST
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PEORIA HEIGHTS (25 News Now) - Peoria Heights Police Deputy Chief Chris Ahart confirms the name of the person arrested in connection with a Tuesday call for shots being fired in the 3900 block of North Illinois.

Benjamin A. Ely, 21, was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm, possession of a firearm without a valid FOID and unlawful possession of firearm ammunition without a FOID card.

He was booked into the Peoria County Jail Tuesday night.

On Tuesday, Peoria Heights Police investigated shots being fired on North Illinois just after midnight.