Peoria man shot at Lexington Hills Apartments

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria man shot at Lexington Hills Apartments

July 11, 2012 Updated Jul 11, 2012 at 9:46 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- Police are investigating a shooting that left one injured on Tuesday.

Police were called to the Lexington Hills apartments at 1:44 pm on the call of a man who was shot.  Police found the 26-year-old victim on the first floor of one of the apartment buildings.

The victim was not able to tell authorities what had happened, only saying that he had been shot from behind.  He did not say why he was shot. 

Officers spoke to a witness, who said she heard a single gunshot and then called 911.  She did not see the shooter either.

The victim was struck in the right hip and the wound did not appear to be life threatening.  There is no suspect information at this time.