Will County, IL – Man Shot by Girlfriend During Breakup Attempt in Crete Township

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Will County, IL – A domestic dispute in Crete Township escalated to violence early Tuesday morning, February 27, 2024, when a man was shot in the stomach by his girlfriend. The incident, reported to the Will County Sheriff’s Office around 12:15 AM, occurred in the 25000 Block of Nancy Street. The victim, attempting to end the relationship, was critically injured in the altercation.

Responding deputies located the assailant, 47-year-old Tawanda Canady of Crete, inside the residence and took her into custody without incident. The 41-year-old victim received immediate first aid from deputies before being transported to a local hospital in critical condition; he was later transferred to a Chicago area hospital for surgery.

The ongoing investigation has kept the scene active, with authorities working to gather more evidence. Tawanda Canady faces multiple charges, including Aggravated Battery with a Firearm and Aggravated Domestic Battery. She is currently held at the Will County Adult Detention Facility awaiting her detention hearing.

The Will County Sheriff’s Office, assisted by the Crete Police Department, continues to investigate the case. They also remind the community of available resources for those experiencing domestic violence, encouraging contact with local support services.

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