One man dead in early morning shooting on Peoria's south side
The Peoria Police Department is investigating the 21st homicide of 2022.
According to a news release, police officers responded to ShotSpotter alerts in the 2900 block of Seibold Street around 2:40 a.m. Saturday.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers saw a man outside of a nearby home who had "apparent gunshot wounds" and was "unresponsive." The release said the man was critically injured, did not respond to lifesaving measures and was pronounced dead on scene.
No identifying details about the man were provided; the release noted the Peoria County Coroner will release further information about the cause and manner of death.
No arrests have been made and Peoria Police said "there is currently no suspect information."
The early morning shooting Saturday is at least the third such incident in the city this weekend.
In two separate news releases Friday, Peoria Police said they responded to two shots-fired incidents that day, one trigged by a ShotSpotter alert in the 2300 block of W. Ann Street near West Peoria around 2:30 p.m.
Police said an adult male in the area appeared to have been shot and was taking to a nearby hospital with "non-life threatening injuries."
Then, on Friday night around 6:30, Peoria Police responded to another ShotSpotter alert in the 900 block of W. Hanssler Place. A 16-year-old boy police said they found on-scene was taken to a local hospital, also with "non-life threatening injuries."
Peoria Police said there is no suspect information available in any of the three incidents this weekend.