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Man arrested in Peoria shooting

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Peoria police have arrested a 21-year-old man after a woman was shot in the head early Tuesday afternoon.

Jesse Perkins of Peoria is charged with aggravated assault and misconduct with weapons.

His 31-year-old girlfriend, Marisella Delgado, suffered a single gunshot wound to her forehead.

Perkins called 911 and reported that he had accidentally shot his girlfriend, police investigators said. When officers arrived, the woman was conscious and was able to provide her name.

She was rushed to a local trauma center and underwent surgery.  Her condition is not known.

Police said they have obtained a search warrant and as of Tuesday evening, collecting evidence and processing the scene at the home, which is located near 72nd Avenue and Peoria.

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