Peoria Police have arrested a teenager in connection with the shooting of two teenagers playing basketball at Braewood Park on Monday afternoon. According to authorities, the teenagers playing basketball were confronted by three people inside a vehicle.
One of the occupants got out of the vehicle and demanded money. He then began shooting the two teens. One of the injured teens was able to flee the scene and get help.
One teen was airlifted to an area hospital and is expected to survive. The second teen is recovering from gunshot wounds.
Peoria Police have a juvenile suspect in custody in relation to earlier shooting on 87th Avenue. There are no outstanding subjects.