Peoria Police investigate Saturday night shooting
PEORIA (25News Now) - A 14-year-old boy is recovering after being shot Saturday night in Peoria.
In a statement, Police Spokeswoman Semone Roth says officers were called to the parking lot of a business in the 900 block of West Johnson around 8:15 Saturday night on a Shot Spotter alert of six rounds fired.
Roth adds shell casings were found, but no victims.
About a half hour later, dispatch informed police a 14-year-old boy was taken to the hospital by private vehicle with an apparent gunshot wound. His injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
Roth says the victim told officers he was shot outside the business by an unknown suspect.
There is no suspect information at this time, and the incident remains under investigation.
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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