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Shell casings found in street following ShotSpotter alert

September 06, 2015

    PEORIA — Shell casings were found in a street following reports of shots fired Saturday night.

    Police responded to the 1400 block of West Garden Street around 11:50 p.m. Saturday for a ShotSpotter alert of nine rounds fired, according to a police report.

    Witnesses told police they had heard shots fired, but had not seen anything.

    Nine spent shell casings were found at the corner of Garden Street and Jefferson Avenue.

    About 12:50 a.m. Sunday, police responded to a ShotSpotter alert of four shots fired in the 2200 block of West Starr Street.

    A resident told police shots were heard in a vacant lot nearby. No other evidence was found, according to the report.

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