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Peoria Police Investigating Death of Juvenile On South Side

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WCBU

Peoria Police are investigating the death of a juvenile after he was found shot Wednesday morning in South Peoria.

Police responding to a call of someone shot just after 5 a.m. said they found a juvenile male with life-threatening injuries, likely stemming from gunfire, in the 3000 block of West Seibold.

He later died at the hospital.

Peoria police are not yet calling the death a homicide investigation. The Peoria County Coroner's Office will release more information following an autopsy.