Joliet, IL – A urgent manhunt following two separate shooting incidents has resulted in the deaths of seven individuals.
The Joliet Police Department, spearheading the investigation, has identified the alleged suspect as 23-year-old Romeo Nance. Nance is believed to be driving a red Toyota Camry with the license plate Q730412. Nance is considered armed and dangerous, and authorities are advising the public to remain vigilant and report any sightings immediately to law enforcement.
According to investigators the shootings, which took place in the 2200 block of West Acres Road, are reportedly unconnected and appear to be random, escalating concerns about public safety in the area. The first incident involved the fatal shooting of a 28-year-old Nigerian man, heightening the urgency of the manhunt.
The Joliet Police Department is coordinating efforts with neighboring law enforcement agencies to track down the suspect. Residents of Joliet are urged to exercise caution as a manhunt is underway.