Peoria man dies from Normal Shooting; NPD asking for help in solving homicide

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Normal Police. (Photo courtesy: WJBC/File)

By Blake Haas

NORMAL – A Peoria man shot multiple times on Sept. 19 in the area of 19 Traders Circle has died from his injuries.

The McLean County Coroner’s office said Roy Ward Jr., 20, of Peoria, died at Carle BroMenn Medical Center on Sept. 22.

Preliminary autopsy findings indicate that Ward died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Toxicology testing is pending.

Normal Police report there have been no arrests, and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Kendra DeRosa at 309-454-9624 or Detective John Cleveland at 309-454-9614.

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