Man arrested after allegedly pointing handgun at man during fight

Peoria Police
Peoria Police(25News Now)
Published: Oct. 23, 2023 at 3:24 PM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - A man was arrested for numerous offenses after allegedly pulling a handgun and fighting another man.

Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says 33-year-old Keaton T. Willis was arrested for aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, aggravated assault, battery and disorderly conduct.

Roth says that at around 7:37 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the 9900 block of North Knoxville Avenue for a report of two men fighting in a business parking lot. Roth says one of the men was armed with a handgun and pointed it at the other.

Officers approached the vehicle reportedly containing the handgun and observed it in the driver’s seat.

Willis was taken to the county jail.