Peoria man shot in the leg outside of home

By WEEK Reporter

Peoria man shot in the leg outside of home

August 29, 2013 Updated Aug 29, 2013 at 9:40 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Peoria police are searching for suspects after a man was shot in the leg on Tuesday night.

Police arrived at an address on the 900 block of S. Blaine St. and spoke to the 22-year-old victim.

The victim said he was sitting outside when he saw a black or dark red vehicle slowly come southbound through a nearby alley.

The vehicle stopped and the victim heard one or two loud bangs and felt pain in his leg. He then ran inside and told his mother to call the police.

The victim was transported to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police say that the victim had a broken femur.

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