Thursday, October 14, 2010

4 year old shot this morning as shooting tally continues to climb

Child Shot in Peoria
October 14, 2010 - An early morning shooting has injured a 4-year-old in Peoria. Police say someone fired shots into a home on West Proctor Street around 4:30 this morning, hitting the child.
Shots fired at house in Central Peoria
Oct 12, 2010 - A Central Peoria man awoke to the sound of gunshots about 1:30 a.m. Tuesday outside his house.
Group fires gunshot as police officer watches
Oct 08, 2010 - A group of teens apparently accidentally fired a gunshot Thursday night as a police officer watched them.
Shots fired at three men walking in East Bluff
Oct 04, 2010 - Three men were shot at while walking in the East Bluff on Sunday night, according to police reports.
Peoria man reportedly shot in the lower back
Oct 01, 2010 - A 27-year-old man was shot in the lower back Wednesday. About 8 p.m., Jeroid Lindsey was shot in the 3800 block of Verner Drive.
Peoria man shot in leg during fight outside home
Oct 01, 2010 - A 29-year-old man was shot in the leg Thursday Byron Brock was shot about 2:45 a.m. at 2401 W. Garden St.
South Peorian shot during home invasion
Sep 30, 2010 - A South Peoria man was shot in the leg early Thursday during a home invasion in which intruders apparently took nothing, including money the victim threw at them.
Man shot in back during fight
Sep 29, 2010 - A man was taken to Proctor Hospital after being shot in the lower back about 8 p.m. Wednesday near the 3800 block of Verner Drive.
Dozen shots fire into crowd of fighting females
Sep 28, 2010 - No one was injured Sunday evening when about a dozen shots were fired into a crowd of fighting females in South Peoria.
Peoria police respond to call of gunshots on Sunday
Sep 26, 2010 - Several shots were fired Sunday night in the southern part of the city. Police received a call about 8:40 p.m. of gunfire and responded to West John H. Gwynn Jr. Avenue and Village Green Court.
40-year-old man shot in the leg in South Peoria
Sep 25, 2010 - A man was shot in the leg early Saturday in South Peoria. The 40-year-old victim told police he was standing near the intersection of South Griswold and West Garden streets when a man walked up and shot him in the leg a few minutes after midnight
Gunshots strike house and SUV parked nearby
Sep 22, 2010 - Gunshots struck a house and the sport utility vehicle parked in front of it about 7:35 p.m. Wednesday in the 1700 block of South Livingston Street.
Shots fired in parking lot in Peoria; suspects flee
Sep 18, 2010 - Multiple shots were fired about 1 a.m. Saturday in a parking lot at West Oakcrest Drive and West Fallen Oak Lane.
Police respond to reports of shootings
Sep 13, 2010 - A flurry of reported gunfire in the city between 9 and 10 p.m. Sunday left at least one man shot.
Police: Two men shot in South Peoria
Sep 04, 2010 - Two men were shot early Saturday morning in South Peoria The shooting happened in the 2300 block of West Lincoln Avenue about 1 a.m., when officers responded to a call of shots fired but found no victims.
Peoria home fired upon; neither occupant was hit
Aug 20, 2010 - A North Valley house was shot at several times Thursday evening. Residents of 517 Vine St. were inside about 5:45 p.m. when they heard four or five shots fired at the house from its rear.
Task force makes 'staggering impact'
Aug 16, 2010 - An "extremely quiet" month aided by a "supportive community" has shut down areas of the city known as "hot spots," where shootings and gang violence were prevalent earlier this summer, Police Chief Steve Settingsgaard said Monday. "There is no hot spot," he said.
2 Peorians wounded in drive-by shooting
Aug 09, 2010 - A nearly three-week respite from street violence ended early Monday when two people were shot outside a West Bluff home. The incident brings to 89 the number of gunshot victims recorded in the city this year, though that figure has not risen as steadily as during the first part of the summer - since a police task force was formed to combat gun violence nearly four weeks ago.