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Man Killed in North Valley Shooting


A man is dead after a shooting Friday night near the Taft Homes.

Peoria Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert in the 800 block of NE Jefferson just after 8 p.m. A man was found in a grassy area in the 300 block of Wayne Street. He was pronounced dead on the scene.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the victim as 35-year-old Isaac Payton of Peoria. He was shot multiple times and likely died within seconds, Harwood said.

Police identified the suspect in the shooting as Orlando Alexander, 42. He turned himself in on Sunday.