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One teen dead, another injured in West Bluff shooting

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PEORIA, Ill. (WEEK) -- -

6:15pm Update: Peoria Police say that both victims are 16 year old males. 

Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired at 3:22pm. The first victim was in the alley near the 900 block of W. Columbia Terrace with life-threatening injuries and was later declared deceased. 

The other victim was found in the 800 block of West Columbia Terrace and transported to OSF St. Francis Medical Center with what is believed to be non-life threatening injuries. 

No suspect information is available yet, and the investigation is ongoing.

5:00pm Update: County Coroner Jamie Harwood confirmed that the shooting was called to 1312 N. Broadway Street in Peoria. The victim was pronounced dead at 3:58pm on the scene. An autopsy is planned for Monday.


Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood has confirmed that one person is dead after an afternoon shooting on W. Columbia Terrace in Peoria.

Harwood also said that a second person was injured and taken to OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Their condition is not known at this time.

25 News was first alerted to the shooting just after 4:00pm.

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