Car Recovered In Peoria After Theft Damaged by Gunfire

Photo – Peoria Police Department

MENDOTA – An investigation into the car theft that occurred on Tuesday is ongoing as Peoria authorities announced that the vehicle had sustained gunfire damage.   Mendota Police were notified early on Tuesday that a vehicle was stolen from a business near the I-39 interchange.   The owner reportedly had left the keys in the vehicle.  It was recovered Tuesday afternoon  in Peoria.  The investigation continues by the Mendota and Peoria Police Departments.