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Peoria police make arrest in July 4 homicide


Peoria police have arrested a suspect in a July 4th homicide.

Police arrested 22-year-old Raekwon Pickett for first degree murder Monday in connection with the death of 19-year-old Quinton Scott, Jr.

Scott was fatally shot in the 600 block of Northeast Madison on the 4th of July. A juvenile victim was also shot in the leg during the shooting.

Pickett was taken to the Peoria County Jail.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.