- Associated Press - Thursday, February 6, 2014

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) - Authorities say three men are in custody after a fatal shooting in Peoria.

The Peoria Journal Star reports (https://bit.ly/1kYKYEm ) Wednesday’s shooting death of 30-year-old Justin S. Thompson is the city’s first homicide of the year.

Thompson, who was shot multiple times outside an apartment complex, died at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Investigators say they believe the shooting was drug related.

The three men haven’t been formally charged, but the newspaper says they’re expected to appear in court Thursday.

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Information from: Journal Star, https://pjstar.com


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