Kankakee, IL – Armed and Dangerous: Homicide Suspect Wanted on Warrant After Victim Dies


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Kankakee, IL – The Kankakee community is on alert as police issue an arrest warrant for a suspect deemed armed and dangerous following the death of 35-year-old Michael Hines, a local man who succumbed to a gunshot wound a week after being shot in the head. The Kankakee City Police Department has identified Bennie Stroud III as the suspect in the homicide that shattered the early morning calm in a home on the 700 block of South Osborne.

The shooting, which took place around 4:30 AM the previous Sunday, has since escalated to a homicide investigation after Hines’s tragic passing. Stroud, whose whereabouts are currently unknown, is urgently sought by the authorities. The police have stressed that he should be considered a significant threat to public safety and are advising the public to maintain a vigilant yet cautious approach, avoiding any contact with the suspect.

Community members have been asked to contribute any information that may lead to Stroud’s apprehension, as the local police department and investigative units work tirelessly to track down the suspect. The Kankakee City Police Department can be reached at (815) 933-3321 by anyone who might have insights into Stroud’s location or related details. 


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