Bond Set For Suspect In Death Of Peoria High Student

A suspect in Peoria’s latest homicide has made his first court appearance.

Bond was set at $2 million for Alex Collins Tuesday. Police announced Monday that the 21-year-old Peoria man had been arrested in connection with an alleged home invasion that led to the murder of a teenager.

Tommie Forest III, 14, was shot and killed while three other teens were wounded. Peoria police say the teens were not targeted during the incident. All four victims were freshmen at Peoria High School and members of the school’s football team.

Collins is formally charged with murder and home invasion.

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