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Woman wounded as gunfire erupts on East Republic Street


PEORIA (HOI) - A woman was wounded as gunfire erupted Friday night in the 900 block of East Republic Street, Peoria Police said.

Police received three separate ShotSpotter alerts with multiple rounds fired about 10:40 p.m.

Police spokesperson Amy Dotson said the woman suffered a gunshot wound to the hip area and was taken to a local hospital. The woman's condition is not known.

A vehicle and a home were struck by gunfire as well, according to Dotson.

No other information was available late Friday night.

Howard Packowitz

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