WEST PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) – Peoria County Sheriff Chris Watkins confirmed an eight-year-old boy and a 32-year-old woman were shot to death at a home on Cedar Avenue in West Peoria Thursday morning.
Deputies received the call of a shooting at about 8:20 a.m. When they arrived at the home, they found the bodies of the victims.
At this time, one person has been detained for questioning, and the shooting is being investigated as a double homicide.
This story will be updated as more information becomes available.