Will County, IL – Homicide in Will County: Two Shot, One Dead, Assailant at Large


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Will County, IL – Two men were shot in Unincorporated Lockport Township Thursday night with one succumbing to his injuries. 

According to the Will County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting occurred shortly after 7:00 PM in the 200 Block of Riverview Avenue. Deputies found a 55-year-old male critically injured near the front door and a 52-year-old male who later died at the hospital.

The assailant, who remains unknown, fired several shots at the victims as they returned from a grocery store. This targeted attack prompted an immediate investigation by detectives and Crime Scene Investigators.

The Sheriff’s Office is urgently seeking information from the public regarding the assailant’s identity. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Hilary Lithgow at 815-727-8574, extension 4921, or visit www.willcosheriff.org to submit a crime tip. The community is advised to stay alert as the investigation continues, and updates will be shared when available.


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