Joliet, IL – Teen Critically Injured in Saturday Shooting Near Ohio Street


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Joliet, IL – An 18-year-old male is in critical condition following a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday evening near Landau Avenue and Ohio Street in Joliet. The Joliet Police Department reported that officers were dispatched to the scene at approximately 7:52 p.m., following reports of a shooting.

Upon arrival, officers found the young victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. They provided immediate first aid until paramedics from the Joliet Fire Department arrived and transported the teen to Silver Cross Hospital for urgent medical care.

In the aftermath of the shooting, law enforcement officials quickly secured the area and launched an extensive investigation. Officers and detectives conducted a thorough canvas of the neighborhood, seeking evidence and eyewitness accounts that could lead to the identification of the suspect or suspects involved.

The Joliet Police Department is actively pursuing leads and encourages anyone with information related to the shooting to come forward. Individuals can contact the Joliet Police Department Investigation Division directly or provide anonymous tips through Will County Crime Stoppers.

As the investigation continues, further details will be provided by the authorities to keep the public informed and ensure community safety.


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