Will County Home Struck by Mystery Gunfire Saturday Night: 1 Dead, 2 Injured


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Joliet, IL – A Joliet man was killed and two others were injured late Saturday night when gunfire erupted outside a home on Krakar Avenue.

According to the Joliet Police Department, officers responded to the residence at 11:07 p.m. and discovered a 23-year-old man unresponsive with a fatal gunshot wound to the head. A 27-year-old man suffered a non-life-threatening graze wound to the head, and a 20-year-old man, who sustained four gunshot wounds, was transported to Silver Cross Hospital in stable condition.

Detectives believe the gunfire originated from outside the residence, entering the home and striking the victims in the living room. Over 25 spent shell casings were found at the scene. The incident appears to be isolated with no known threat to the community. The investigation is ongoing, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Joliet Police Department or Will County Crime Stoppers.


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