Joliet Officer Involved Shooting Over The Easter Weekend

An investigation is underway after an officer involved shooting in Joliet over the Easter weekend. It was on Saturday morning, at approximately 4:47AM, that the Joliet Police Department received a call of a possible domestic disturbance near an apartment building in the 900 block of Lois Place.

When officers arrived they were met by an adult male firing a handgun. Authorities fired their weapons, striking the suspect in the process.

Officers began rendering medical assistance to the suspect until paramedics arrived. A handgun was recovered at the scene.

The shooter was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. The Officers were also transported to a local hospital in accordance with department policy.

The Will-Grundy Major Crimes Task Force was immediately notified and is currently conducting the investigation.