Illinois: IID Thrown at Nonprofit Clinic

Submitted by Mahtab7 on Wed, 01/18/2023 - 16:57
TRIPwire, 18 January 2023 On 15 January 2023, at approximately 2332 hours local time, Peoria Police Department officers and Peoria Fire Department (PFD) crews responded to a nonprofit clinic on North Knoxville Avenue after an unidentified suspect threw an improvised incendiary device (IID), described as a Molotov cocktail, through the clinic’s window, causing a fire in the building. No further device details were provided. A PFD firefighter suffered minor injuries and the building sustained significant damages. The investigation is ongoing.