Friday night shooting leaves one with critical injuries
PEORIA (25News Now) - A man is in the hospital with what Peoria Police are calling critical injuries after a Friday night shooting in Peoria.
In a statement, Peoria Police Spokeswoman Semone Roth says Peoria Police officers heard shots in the 800 block of West Thrush around 9 PM Friday night, followed by a 24 round Shot Spotter alert in the same location.
Police add officers were informed that a vehicle was seen driving down West Thrush, with the people inside randomly firing shots. Several homes and vehicles were hit by the gunfire.
Police say during the investigation, they learned a man was dropped off at a local hospital by private vehicle with apparent gunshot wounds.
Officers found a discarded handgun in the area where the shootings occurred.
The incident is under investigation, and there is no suspect information at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call Peoria Police at 309-673-4521, tip 411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at 309-673-9000.
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