Showing posts with label Lincoln Middle School. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Lincoln Middle School. Show all posts

Sunday, July 18, 2010

17th homicide, second day of new crime initiative


Anthony M. Johnson, 43, of 906 E. Nebraska Ave. was pronounced dead at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center at 10:37 a.m. He is the city’s 17th homicide victim of the year. Johnson was standing outside a house at 1215 N. Frink St. about 10 a.m. Sunday when he was shot multiple times, Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll said.

Also shot were his stepson Justin Stanley, 27, and sister-in-law Angela Johnson, 30. Ingersoll said initial reports she received stated their wounds were not considered life threatening.

Two men believed to have been the shooters were arrested near Lincoln Middle School after leading police on a high-speed chase and crashing their car. Source

Hat Tip to Jenny (posted to the pjstar at 2:20 p.m.)

UPDATE: There are also now confirmed reports of a shooting on Columbia Terrace around 3:45 a.m. in the morning; and another man shot in the 500 block of East Gift street about an hour and a half before that. Police say both men suffered non-life threatening injuries.