Armed Suspects Arrested Early This Morning In Joliet Neighborhood

UPDATE: The latest information on the incident can be found here.

Early this morning officers were seen walking the streets in the Emerald Lawns neighborhood looking for suspects between the hours of 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. Will County Sheriff’s officers assisted Joliet police officers after the department was alerted to a suspicious vehicle in the area of of Clara Avenue and Midland Avenue. Police attempted to locate the suspects that fled from a vehicle. One of the suspects was armed with a rifle. Residents could see officers walking with their guns drawn. At least two people were taken into custody and weapons were recovered.

A source tells WJOL that residents who asked were escorted to their vehicles early this morning as they headed to work.