Man arrested after gun discharged

By WEEK Producer

August 9, 2012 Updated Aug 9, 2012 at 10:40 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- A Peoria man is behind bars after firing a gun in an apartment complex earlier Thursday evening.

An unidentified 28 year old male suspect was allegedly cleaning a gun at an apartment complex on Jeth Court in Peoria when the gun discharged.

The bullet traveled through the wall, exited the building, and entered an adjacent apartment narrowly missing a 13 year old boy.

A woman and a small child were also home at the time of the shooting.

Peoria police arrested the suspect who--sources say---had multiple warrants.

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