Joliet, IL – One Dead Following Headshot at Apartment Complex


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Joliet, IL – A tragic shooting at the Pheasant Run Apartments in Unincorporated Joliet Township has left one individual dead. 

The Will County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday, January 21st, deputies were called to the scene at approximately 4:27 p.m., where they discovered a person suffering from a fatal gunshot wound to the head.

Emergency personnel, including the East Joliet Fire Department, attempted life-saving measures but were unable to save the victim, who was later pronounced dead at a nearby hospital. The area has been secured as a crime scene, and investigations are underway. 

Authorities are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to contact Detective Anselmo Vallejo at 815-727-8574, extension 4925, or to visit the Will County Sheriff’s Office website to submit a tip. This remains an active and evolving investigation. 


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