Homicide Reported Early Saturday in Peoria

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PEORIA – A man is dead after being shot early Saturday in Peoria.   Peoria Police say around 5 a.m. shot spotter alerted them to an incident in the 2300 block of West Marquette Street.   Officers discovered an adult male with gunshot wounds in the backyard of a residence.   He was pronounced dead at the scene.   There was no information on a suspect at this time and the incident remains under investigation.