PEORIA — A Peoria man was shot and killed early Tuesday morning, becoming the city’s 19th homicide victim of the year.
Sonny T. Ford, 29, was pronounced dead at 4:12 a.m. in the emergency room at OSF Saint Francis. According to Peoria County Corner Johnna Ingersoll, Ford had been shot multiple times.
Ford, who lived at 1209 E. Gift Ave., was shot about 3:30 a.m. inside Apartment G at 805 W. Pine Hill Lane.
Police said someone kicked in the door to the apartment, then shot Ford in the chest with a handgun.
A woman and two small children were also in the apartment at the time of the shooting, but were not injured, police said.
Both the Peoria Police Department and the Coroner’s Office are still investigat