Peoria Police are announcing an arrest in a homicide from earlier this month. Darren D. Brown was arrested in Decatur, Georgia Wednesday by the U.S. Marshals Violent Crime Task Force. He was wanted in the shooting death of Peoria resident Nikko Smith. Brown is the first arrest in a rash of homicides in recent weeks.
We've updated a map that pinpoints the location and status of homicides in Peoria 2015. The four fatal shootings from July are indicated in red: