Joliet Shooting Investigation Uncovers 40 Spent Shell Casings, Two Homes Struck by Gunfire

On April 8, 2024, at 3:27 p.m., Joliet Police officers responded to the area  of Youngs Avenue and Jackson Street for a report of multiple shots fired. Upon arrival, Officers  found evidence of a shooting, discovering over 40 spent shell casings at the scene. Upon  investigation of this shooting, it is believed that occupants of a sport utility vehicle fired multiple  rounds before fleeing the area. Officers determined that two homes and an unoccupied vehicle in  the 300 block of Youngs Avenue were struck by the gunfire. No injuries were reported from the  shooting.  

This is an active investigation in its early stages as Joliet Police Detectives work to identify a suspect or suspects. If anyone has information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Joliet Police Department Investigation Division at 815-724-3020. They can also  contact Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734 or online at if they wish to remain anonymous.