Peoria Public Radio News
7:22 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Peoria violence continues over the weekend

Peoria violence continued over the weekend with the shooting death of another man. Police responded to the 1600 block of South Stanley Street late Saturday night regarding two people shot.

25-year-old Melvin Sanders was pronounced dead at the scene while the second victim was transported to the hospital for a gunshot wound to the head. Peoria Police say have one suspect in custody.

The shooting reportedly occurred at the home of Malinda Smith. Her 24-year-old daughter KeiAmber Beard was shot and killed along with Beard's boyfriend, James Anthony Irby, during a home invasion on Thursday.