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UPDATE: 2 Men Dead In Overnight Central Peoria Shooting

An overnight shooting in Central Peoria has left two men dead.

According to Peoria Police Department public information officer Amy Dotson, officers were called to an apartment complex in the 900 block of W. Crestwood Drive shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday, and found one man outside the building with fatal gunshot wounds.

A second man with gunshot wounds was located inside the apartment building. He was given emergency medical treatment before being transported to a local hospital, where he later was pronounced dead.

The victims’ identities and manner of death have not yet been released by Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood. The deaths are Peoria’s 14th and 15th homicides of 2021.

The incident is under investigation by Peoria police, and there is no suspect information currently available. Anyone with information related to the case is asked to contact the Peoria Police Department at 309-673-4521, or CrimeStoppers anonymously at 309-673-9000.

Contact Joe at jdeacon@ilstu.edu.