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One Dead, One Injured Following Shooting In Joliet

The Joliet Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred near the intersection of Krakar and Elgin Avenues. The Will County Coroner reports, 29 year-old Jesse B. Hannah of Joliet was shot death.

Officers responded to the scene to shots fired and two people had been shot. Officers were able to locate both of the victims near the intersection. While both men were transported to the hospital, Hannah died at Silver Cross Hospital. The other victim, a 19-year-old from Joliet is listed in critical condition.

The Joliet Police Department is currently looking for assistance from the public. If any residence or business has surveillance videos of any suspicious activity between the hours of 12:30am and 2:00am on 10/10/19, they are encouraged to contact the Investigation Unit at 815-724-3020. The area of focus is from the area east of Walnut Street to Briggs Street and the area north of Rt. 30 to Copperfield Avenue.

If anyone has any information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Investigation Unit. They can also contact Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734

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