PEMBROKE – A homicide is under investigation in Pembroke Township after reports of shots fired Tuesday afternoon.
According to the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 4:22 pm Tuesday when deputies were dispatched to the 2600 south block of 1300 East Road after reports of shots were fired. While en route, reports of a gunshot victim began to come in.
The victim, 20-year-old Jose A Ortega of Pembroke Township, was pronounced dead on the scene.
The case remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to reach out to investigators at 815-802-7150.