Peoria man reportedly shot in the city's East Bluff

By Joe Bennett

July 15, 2012 Updated Jul 15, 2012 at 10:13 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- Peoria Police say there was a shooting reported just before eleven Friday night, near the intersection of Nebraska and Dechman.

The victim, a 36-year-old man, told police he was walking outside when he was approached by two men.

According to a police report, one man demanded money from the victim before shooting him with a handgun.

It appears the bullet went through his left arm before striking his chest.

The victim was transported to O.S.F. Saint Francis Medical Center where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

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