Dozens injured, two killed in Joliet Halloween shooting


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JOLIET  TOWNSHIP – Two people are dead after a shooting early Sunday morning at a Halloween party with roughly 200 people in attendance.

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, officers responded to roughly a dozen gunshots just before 1 am Sunday near Jackson Street and Walnut Street.  Upon arriving, nearly 100 people were seen by law enforcement fleeing the scene on eastbound Jackson Street.

Officers later found several attendees of a Halloween Party with gunshot wounds in the backyard and near other homes in the area.  At least two died from their injures with another four reported having life-threatening injuries.

Witness reported 200 people were at the party, describing a shooter as a Hispanic man of average height wearing a red hooding, black-billed hat, and dark pants.  Another shooter was described as an average-sized Black or Hispanic man wearing a yellow hoodie and a ski mask.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police detective Danielle Strohm at 815-727-8574.


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