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Peoria's 19th homicide victim of 2022 identified by coroner

Yellow police tape stretches across a blurry crime scene. It says "Police Line Do Not Cross." The text "WCBU Police and Fire" lays on top of that photo.

A 25-year-old man is Peoria's 19th homicide victim of 2022.

Peoria Police Sgt. Amy Dotson said officers responded to a report of someone shot in the 900 block of S. Greenlawn just before 1 a.m. Saturday.

The body of Jarvis Joiner of Peoria was found in an alley behind a house. Joiner was shot multiple times. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said officers found a crime scene inside a home.

The case remains under investigation.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.