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UPDATE: 23-year old man killed in Peoria's 4th homicide of 2017

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

A shooting on Peoria's South Side Wednesday morning is now the city's fourth homicide of the year. 

Police responded to a ShotSpotter alert at the intersection of W. Starr and S. Westmoreand around 9:45 a.m. They found 23-year-old Michael Krus of Peoria with an apparent gunshot wound. 

Emergency officials on scene administered aid to the victim and transported him to a local hospital for surgery. He was pronounced dead later in the afternoon. The Peoria County Coroner said it is unknown how many times Krus was shot, or where he was injured. 

No arrests have been made. The investigation continues. 

If you have information, call the police at (309) 673-4521 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 673-9000. 

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