Showing posts with label deadly December 2010. Show all posts
Showing posts with label deadly December 2010. Show all posts

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

SOS Peoria: Three (3) homicides in last nine (9) days


First in Print - Deadly December 2010

Today, citizens of Peoria are left to put together for themselves that with the homicide of December 21st, the City of Peoria has had four (4) homicides in little over one (1) month; and three (3) homicides within the last nine (9) days.

Victim of Tuesday beating is the city's 21st homicide - Dec 22, 2010
Peoria police are investigating the city’s 21st homicide of the year after the victim of a beating was pronounced brain dead Tuesday, December 21, 2010.

Todd Gunter, 29, of 1829 S. Stanley St. is being maintained on life support at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center pending preparation for organ donation. He was brought to the hospital after an incident at 12:21 p.m. Monday at Griswold Liquors, 1814 S. Griswold St. He was pronounced brain dead at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police were flagged down outside the liquor store Monday after Gunter was found lying unresponsive on the ground. He may have been struck in the head with a piece of asphalt. An autopsy will be performed to determine an official cause of death following organ donation, according to Peoria County Coroner Johnna Ingersoll. Source

North Peoria Shooting Leaves One Man Dead - Wed, Dec 15, 2010
A lunch-hour shooting in North Peoria claims the life of a Peoria man. Police say he was shot in the head while driving through a neighborhood.

Peoria man dies after being shot in the chest - Sun, Dec 12, 2010
A Peoria man was fatally shot in the 1500 block of South Stanley Street about 6:30 p.m. Sunday.

AND there was a homicide in November...

Man shot, killed in gas station fight - Nov 11, 2010
A man released from prison almost a year ago allegedly shot and killed a Peoria man during a Tuesday night fight at a Circle K gas station.

AND... There are still two (2) babies in our city recovering from bullet wounds. On October 14th, an early morning shooting resulted in the injury of a 4-year-old as someone fired shots into a home; on Dec 11th, a 3-year-old child was shot in the head on North North Street.