Police: 13 injured in shooting after fight among large crowd in Illinois

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July 19 (UPI) — Police in central Illinois said 13 people were injured in a shooting after a fight broke out at a large gathering.

Peoria Police said two victims were transported to a local hospital with serious injuries and 11 others with gunshot injuries to their extremities arrived at local hospitals separately.

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Six males and seven females, all adults, were injured in the shooting. None of the injuries were considered life-threatening.

The shooting occurred after a large fight broke out among a crowd of nearly 200 people.

“Investigators have determined there were multiple people firing weapons,” police said. “This incident occurred as a result of a dispute among groups of people gathered at the riverfront.”

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