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Peoria Police make arrest in November fatal shooting

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.

Peoria police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of 50-year-old Deandre M. Blocker, Sr. on Nov. 25.

According to a news release, Robert L. Hunter Jr., 29, was identified as a suspect in the incident. He turned himself in on Dec. 2.

Hunter was interviewed by detectives. He was arrested for unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and issued a notice to appear.

Camryn Cutinello is a reporter at WCBU. You can reach Camryn at cncutin@ilstu.edu.