PEORIA, Ill. – Peoria Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who allegedly shot his girlfriend during a large street fight Tuesday night.
Police said Ricky Whitley Elam was part of the large fight that started on Spitznagle Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Whitley Elam allegedly pulled a gun and fired at someone. His girlfriend stepped into the line of fire and was shot in the hip.
She is expected to survive.