Incident

1-15-2024 Illinois Peoria 1-1

Location

January 15, 2024

2100 block of W Lincoln Ave
Peoria, Illinois

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Unharmed
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Armed Robbery
  • Name: Marcus Whitehead
  • Age: 18
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Defensive Use
  • Defensive Use - Victim stops crime
  • Defensive Use - Crime occurs, victim shoots subject/suspect/perpetrator
  • Shootout (where VENN diagram of shooters and victims overlap)
  • Armed robbery with injury/death and/or evidence of DGU found
  • Concealed Carry License - Victim

Notes

Facebook market place transaction/ robbery; legal gun owner trying to buy in FB meetup fired on by suspect; victim pulled his gun, shot, killed 1 suspect; 2 other suspects, Sontarrius Williams, 27, and Jaylyn Branscumb, 18, both charged with armed robbery;

Guns Involved

2 guns involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 17
State Senate District: 46
State House District: 92