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Man shot in face on Peoria’s South Side Saturday afternoon

UPDATE: The man shot in the face, Bryson Webster, is alert and coherent. He took to Facebook Live after the emergency surgery. He appeared with bandages wrapped around his head and chin.

PEORIA (HOI) - A man is recovering at OSF St. Francis Medical Center after being shot in the face Saturday afternoon.

A Shot Spotter alert picked up at least one round of gunfire in the 1600 Block of Arago Street at 2:41pm.

The victim was rushed to that hospital by a private vehicle and taken into emergency surgery.

He is listed in stable condition. Peoria Police are investigating.

This story will be updated.

Kyle Beachy

Kyle Beachy is a Multimedia Journalist for 25 News and Heart of Illinois. Born and raised in Kokomo, Indiana, he attended Indiana Wesleyan University where he studied Education and played baseball. He comes to us from Columbus, Ohio where he received a Master’s Degree from The Ohio State University.

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