On Friday night 4/14/2017 at approximately 11:25PM, the Will County Sheriff's Office responded to the 25000 block of Canal Rd. Minooka (Unincorporated Channahon Township) regarding a possible shooting incident. Upon arrival Deputies found a 29 year old male victim in the residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso. Minooka Fire Department transported the victim to Presence St. Joes Hospital in Joliet where he was pronounced deceased.
The victim had just been released from prison and was celebrating with family members inside the residence when a disturbance broke out. Apparently someone inside the residence became upset and fired a shot striking the victim in the chest. A person of interest was also located at the scene and is cooperating with Will County Sheriff's Detectives.
Names are being withheld at this point until all family members are notified. Channahon Police Department and Minooka Fire Department assisted with the initial investigation. The investigation is still ongoing and any charges will be reviewed with the Will County States Attorney's Office