Joliet Police Called to Officer Involved Shooting

Joliet Police were called an officer involved shooting on Thursday morning. The incident occurred at approximately 10:17AM, when the Joliet Police Department was called to the 1200 block of Nicholson for a disturbance. Upon arrival police were engaged in conversation with an adult male born in 1991 when he produced a handgun and pointed it at an Officer.

The Officer then fired shots at this individual striking him multiple times. Officers made the scene safe and rendered medical aid to the individual. The individual was transported to St Joseph’s Medical Center where he underwent surgery and is reported to be in stable condition. Two Joliet Police Officers were transported to Silver Cross Hospital consistent with Officer involved incident protocols. Those Officers have been evaluated and released. The Will/Grundy Major Crimes Task Force was activated to take over this investigation. Investigators have met with multiple witnesses whom have corroborated the Officers’ accounts of the event and the Task Force investigation to this point.