Peoria Shooting

By WEEK Reporter

July 15, 2010 Updated Dec 30, 2009 at 11:56 PM CDT

A Peoria teenager has become the city's 17th homicide victim this year.

He has been identified as 17-year-old Deandre Nunn.

Authorities responded to a call of shots fired before 11pm last night at West Third Street and Saratoga.

When officers arrived, they found the teenager dead at the scene from a gunshot wound to the head.

He was found behind a residence at 911 West Third.

The Peoria County Coroner says Nunn lived with his girlfriend at 314 Saratoga.

No suspects are in custody.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crimestoppers at 673-9000.

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