Man identified after Monday night shooting

One man is killed and three morning injured in shootings spanning the last 96 hours in Peoria
Published: Sep. 19, 2023 at 4:26 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has identified the victim of Monday night’s fatal shooting as Antonio Hardy, 33, of Peoria.

He was transported to OSF in critical condition, conscious and alert but his condition rapidly deteriorated.

He was pronounced dead in the operating room at 10:40 p.m.

Autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

The shooting happened at around 8:20 p.m. near the corner of North Sheridan Road and West McClure Avenue.

Chief Eric Echevarria said with the shooting happening in a well-lit area, police are likely to get help from neighboring businesses that have security cameras, and from people inside those businesses who may have seen what happened.