A second shooting death in Peoria in two days. The Peoria County Coroner's office says Treyshawn Blakely, 17, of Peoria died Sunday evening. He is the city's fourth homicide of the year.
At about 6:00pm Sunday, police were called to the 1600 block of West Butler for reports of a fight in the street, that was upgraded to shots fired. Police found Blakely in the street, shot in the head.
Captain Mike Scally tells News Partner News 25, gun violence tends to heat up as the weather does.
There are no suspects at this time.
Blakely was pronounced dead at OSF St. Francis Medical Center at 6:30 p.m. An autopsy is scheduled for later today.
Another shooting victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
If you have any information, contact Crimestoppers at 673-9000.