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Peoria Reports 11th Homicide of 2020

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The Peoria Police Department is investigating a homicide in Central Peoria.
Peoria Police Officer Amy Dotson said a person was found dead in a car in the 600 block of West Corrington just after 7 a.m. Friday.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood identified the victim as 23-year-old Treek Booker-Lawson of Peoria on Friday evening. She suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Dotson said she was found in the vehicle's driver's seat. There was a large amount of blood in the car, Dotson said.

There is no suspect information. This is Peoria's 11th recorded homicide this year.

This story will be updated.

Tim is the News Director at WCBU Peoria Public Radio.