One injured in Sunday night shooting in Joliet

The Joliet Police are currently investigating a Sunday night shooting on the city’s far west side. Just before 8:30 pm authorities were called to the 2500 block of Mirage Avenue after receiving a call of shots fired in the area. Shortly after arriving police located one victim with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Upon arrival, Officers located a male 17-year-old juvenile with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound to the leg. The juvenile was transported to Ascension St Joseph Medical Center by the Joliet Fire Department. Joliet Police Department Detectives arrived at the scene to further investigate this case. This is an isolated incident and no further information about this incident will be released at this time.

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 Unit at 815-724-3020.