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3-year-old Peoria boy shot while sleeping

Published: Monday, June 24, 2013 6:30 a.m. CDT

PEORIA (AP) — Police in Peoria say a 3-year-old boy is expected to recover from his injuries after he was shot twice as he slept on a couch.

The shooting occurred early Sunday. The (Peoria) Journal Star (http://bit.ly/10fv5kd ) reports that police say that the shots may have been fired at a party next door to the boy's home.

Police questioned about 20 people were questioned but on Monday morning the department said that no arrests have been made. The department did not immediately provide the name of the boy.

 

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