EAST PEORIA - The Illinois State Police (ISP) Division of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Zone 4 was requested by the East Peoria Police Department to investigate an officer-involved shooting involving an East Peoria Police Officer. The incident occurred on February 2, 2021, at approximately 1:00 a.m. in the parking lot of CVS at the corner of Farmdale Road and Washington Street in East Peoria, Illinois.

Initial information indicates that the East Peoria Police Department was responding to a domestic violence situation. Upon arrival, officers were advised the suspect had left the scene. An East Peoria Police officer located the suspect vehicle in the CVS parking lot and was stabbed multiple times by the suspect. The officer shot the suspect and responding officers provided medical care to the suspect. The officer was transported to an area hospital where he remains in stable condition. The suspect was pronounced deceased on scene. No other officers were injured during the incident.

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One adult female victim and one juvenile female victim were transported to an area hospital and are recovering from injuries sustained in the initial domestic incident.

The incident is being investigated by ISP Zone 4 Investigations with assistance from ISP Crime Scene Services Command. This incident is an active and ongoing investigation, and no additional information will be released at this time.

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