Man identified in Peoria’s 12th homicide of the year

Published: Jul. 4, 2022 at 11:08 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 4, 2022 at 12:14 PM CDT
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UPDATE 12:12 P.M. - Peoria Police spokesperson Semone Roth says a juvenile was also taken to the hospital by private vehicle in connection with this incident.

The juvenile was shot in the leg.

PEORIA (Heart of Illinois ABC) - The name of a man who was shot and killed early Monday has been released.

Peoria County Coroner Jamie Harwood says Quinton Maurice Scott, Jr., of NE Adams Street, was pronounced deceased at 4:39 a.m.

Scott was dropped off at OSF in grave condition with multiple gunshot wounds.

This comes after a ShotSpotter alert for multiple rounds fired at around 3:30 a.m. at Taft Homes, in the 600 block of NE Washington Street.

Autopsy on Scott is scheduled for Tuesday.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Scott Hulse at (309) 494-8391, tip411 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (309) 673- 9000.

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