Pair arrested in connection with South Streator shooting

Man, woman arrested at Olive Garden in Peru

A man and a woman were arrested Thursday at the Olive Garden in Peru in connection with a shooting reported Wednesday in South Streator.

Timothy Wheaton and Alyssa Shelton were both suspects in the shooting, the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office said. Both of them will be taken to the Livingston County Jail to be held pending a bond hearing.

The Peru Police Department took the suspects into custody about 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Assisting agencies included the Streator Police Department and Vermilion Valley Regional Emergency Communications.

Deputies said shots were fired at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 1600 block of South Illinois Street. The sheriff’s office believes this is an isolated issue between two individuals.

Deputies had put out a notice Wheaton was being sought for questioning after the incident.