Joliet is about 40 miles southwest of Chicago.
A sheriff’s patrol sergeant heard 10 to 12 gunshots fired within the space of Jackson Avenue and Walnut Avenue early Sunday, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a news launch. The sergeant responded and noticed greater than 100 folks fleeing eastbound on Jackson Avenue.
Regulation enforcement decided the capturing occurred close to a DJ sales space arrange within the yard of a residence, the news launch mentioned. Witnesses informed detectives two folks fired on the gang of almost 200 from a porch overlooking the get together, in response to the news launch.
Two folks died on the scene, the sheriff’s workplace mentioned. Greater than a dozen others have been damage by gunfire and transported to native hospitals.
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned the identities of the deceased won’t be launched till their households are notified.
There are not any suspects in custody, the news launch mentioned, and the capturing is underneath investigation.
“Detectives with the Will County Sheriff’s Workplace started conducting interviews at numerous places and the Will/Grundy Main Crimes Job Power was activated with a view to help detectives with conducting interviews,” the sheriff’s workplace mentioned.
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