KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed and another was injured in a shooting near the county courthouse in the small northern Illinois city of Kankakee.
Police Chief Robin Passwater says officers responded to a “shots fired” call at about 9:50 a.m. Thursday and quickly took two suspects into custody. He says police found “multiple” guns at the scene. He says the two men who were fatally shot were in their mid-20s and that another man who was shot is undergoing surgery.
Kankakee is a community of about 26,000 people located about 60 miles south of Chicago.