Juvenile injured in Peoria shooting

Police say his injuries are not life-threatening
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Published: Mar. 30, 2023 at 11:42 AM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - A juvenile was taken to the hospital with an apparent gunshot wound and non-life-threatening injuries to the chest after police responded to a three-round ShotSpotter alert Wednesday night.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says officers responded at around 8:32 p.m. to the 700 block of North Hightower.

Officers located an unoccupied vehicle struck by gunfire. No victims were located.

At around 8:39 p.m., police learned a 17-year-old man was taken to a hospital by private vehicle.

The incident is under investigation. There is currently no suspect information.