22-Year-Old Man Killed During Memorial Day Weekend

May 29, 2017

A 22-year-old Peoria man was shot and killed over the weekend.

Peoria Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter alert Sun. at the 700 block of E. Kansas Avenue.

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The department says when officers arrived, they found the victim, Deaunte Banks, lying in the street.

Peoria Fire and AMT arrived on the scene to administer aid. County Coroner Jamie Harwood says Banks was taken to OSF with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. An autopsy is scheduled for today Mon.

Police didn't provide information about a suspect, but they're requesting residents with information linked to the incident to contact the department or Crime Stoppers.