Arrest made in Linn Street shooting

Press release:


Stanley Alexander

On October 8, 2016 at 1:13 pm, Peoria Police responded to the 1700 block of North Linn on a report of a shooting.

Officers located an adult male victim with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Information gathered at the scene revealed the suspect fired at the victim from inside of a vehicle before speeding off. Further information revealed this was not a random incident.

During the course of the investigation, officers identified Stanley L. Alexander, 26 years old, as the suspect in the shooting. On October 12, 2016 at approximately 2 p.m, Alexander turned himself in at the Peoria Police Department where he was arrested and transported to the Peoria County Jail for Attempted First Degree Murder.

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