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Peoria man charged with shooting bouncer, second person at downtown club

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A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Peoria man charged with shooting a bouncer at the downtown Big Al's strip club on Monday.

Tywahnn Tillman, 35, is charged with attempted murder, two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, and a count of unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

Authorities say Tillman got into an argument with the bouncer and was kicked out of the club. Officials say surveillance video showed Tillman retrieving a gun from his vehicle, walking back into the club, and shooting the bouncer in the head from behind.

The bullet passed through the bouncer's head and struck a second person.

Tillman is still at large. He wasn't found when police, with a warrant, searched a property in the 1700 block of North Bourland. Jail records indicate Tillman's address is listed on that block.

Police say Tillman is considered armed and dangerous and shouldn't be approached. Anyone with information on Tillman's whereabouts is asked to contact police at (309) 673-4521, text tip411 anonymously, or call CrimeStoppers anonymously at (309) 673-9000.

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Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.