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Joliet Father Suffers Same Fate As Son: Both Shot To Death Within One Year

700 block of Francis Street, Joliet

A Joliet man was shot and killed in an alley behind his house according to a witness. The Will County Coroner identified the victim as 47-year-old Floyd Faint Sr. The shooting took place in the 700 block of Francis Street. The shooting took place on Tuesday, April 28th, he was pronounced deceased at 6:05 p.m.

700 block of Francis Street, Joliet

Faint appears to be the victim of a gunshot wound. The Joliet Police Department is investigating the incident. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday, April 29th, 2020. The final cause and manner of death will be determined at a later date pending police, autopsy and toxicological reports.

It was last July that Faint’s son, 29-year old Floyd Faint, Junior was shot and killed on a Saturday afternoon in Rockdale.

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