PEORIA, Ill. (WICS/WRSP) — A traffic stop led to the death of a 19-year-old in Peoria.
It happened early Thursday morning.
A Peoria police spokesperson said officers stopped Luis Cruz because they were searching for a wanted suspect.
The department said Cruz was armed and left the vehicle, which is when he was shot.
It's not clear whether any other shots were fired.
No officers were injured.
This now under investigation.
This is the third deadly shooting by Peoria officers in the past 10 months.