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Two suspects arrested after shots fired in Peoria


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Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 9:30 AM CST
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PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - Two suspects are in police custody after shots were fired in Peoria’s East Bluff neighborhood Friday morning.

Police spokesperson Semone Roth confirmed around 1:10 a.m. officers were in the 2700 block of N. Dechman when they heard shots fired.

A ShotSpotter alert picked up six and 18 rounds fired.

Officers saw two or possibly three suspects running away.

Two were found and charged with Unlawful Use of a Weapon and Obstructing Police.

Police have not released the names, ages, or genders of the suspects.

Roth said a house on N. Dechman was hit by gunfire, but no one inside was hurt.

Police are still investigating.

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