Police: Shooting in Peoria injures one; suspect arrested

Police: Shooting in Peoria injures one
Posted at 9:06 PM, Aug 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-29 15:00:03-04

Police have arrested a man connected to a shooting that injured one person in Peoria on Monday night.

According to the Peoria Police Department, around 9 p.m. one person was shot near Grand and Peoria avenues. At the scene, officers found a 27-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the face. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. 

Police say they found evidence of a shooting in a nearby apartment and later located the suspect, 21-year-old Kenneth Lemons, in the same area. He was taken into custody and booked into jail. 

He was booked into jail for aggravated assault. 

Investigators believe the incident stemmed from a domestic violence issue involving the victim and Lemon's sister.