Illinois shooting: Three men found dead by relative in apartment

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Three men were being found shot to death on Tuesday afternoon when a household member went to check on their relative at an apartment in Kankakee, Illinois, approximately 50 miles south of Chicago. 

Crisis medical staff responded to the scene but all three victims had been shot previously that working day or right away and were being pronounced lifeless at the scene. 

Neighbors informed Fox 32 Chicago that they read gunshots shortly prior to 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday. 

“Gunshots are read all around here all the time. It is just sad,” 1 woman advised the area news outlet. 


Two of the victims have been determined by the Kankakee County Sheriff’s Workplace as Kyle Washington, 25, and Deontay Tyler, 24. A 3rd sufferer was not recognized mainly because his family members experienced not been notified still. 

A large group of men and women gathered at the scene on Tuesday. Kankakee Mayor Chris Curtis resolved worries from the local community that “the investigation appeared to transfer bit by bit.”

A large crowd gathered outside the scene on Wednesday after the bodies were discovered. 

A significant group gathered outside the scene on Wednesday right after the bodies have been discovered. 
(Fox 32 Chicago)

“While it may perhaps have appeared that officers were not finishing duties, they had been performing their career to make confident that nothing was compromising the investigation,” Curtis claimed in a assertion on Thursday. 

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The Kankakee County Sheriff’s Place of work did not immediately react to concerns about a suspect or what led up to the shooting on Thursday.