The suspect in the deadly shooting that occurred in the 25000 block of Canal Rd. Minooka has been identified as James F. Hess, male/white, D.O.B. 09/16/1951 and is a live in acquaintance of the mother of the victim. The victim has been identified as Nathan Hofkamp, male/white, D.O.B. of 12/18/1987.
James F. Hess has been charged with one count of Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm and is at the Will County Adult Detention Facility awaiting bond court. Further charges are pending review of the Will County States Attorney’s Office.