Man arrested for weapons offense after shots reportedly fired in area

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police city of peoria illinois(25 News/Heart of Illinois ABC)
Published: Feb. 6, 2023 at 2:04 PM CST
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Shots reportedly fired in Peoria Sunday led to the arrest of a man on a weapons offense.

Peoria Police say William J. Stutler, 35, was walking in the street in the 3300 block of North Stanley and had a loaded handgun on his person.

He was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon and transported to the county jail.

Police responded to a report of shots fired Sunday at around 12:54 a.m. in the area of Leroy and Albany.

Witnesses told officers that the shots came from a home in the 3300 block of North Stanley.

A search for potential victims at the residence was not successful.