Home invasion in wealthy Chicago suburb leaves 3 dead, little girl killed while playing video games

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Home invasion in wealthy Chicago suburb

Three people have died and one person is now in custody after a home invasion in one of Illinois’ poshest areas, police said. The incident on Sunday claimed the lives of two adults and a child, according to a news release from the Bolingbrook Police Department. Bolingbrook, a Chicago suburb located approximately 30 miles southwest of the city center, is one of the wealthiest municipalities in the Midwest, according to Census data, with a median household income of $97,371. Home invasion in wealthy Chicago suburb leaves 3 dead

A fourth person was also injured in the attack, which took place at a residence on Lee Lane, police said. Officers responded shortly after 8:00 p.m. local time, after receiving a 911 call about “a possible home invasion,” the BPD said. Upon arrival, an adult man and woman were found dead. A young woman was also found dead. All the victims were killed by gunfire, police said. The injured person, an adult female, was transported to a local hospital, according to police. Authorities have yet to release the ages of the victims or their names. The condition of the fourth person is currently unknown.

In a Monday update to their initial post, police said a suspect in the shooting had been located and taken into custody. Local police did not share details about the identity of this person. “Our patrol officers and investigators are working diligently on all possible leads and evidence at this time,” the BPD said in the statement.

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Home invasion in wealthy Chicago suburb incident detail

Bolingbrook is located between DuPage and Will counties. Law&Crime contacted each state attorney’s office for details on the case. The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office confirmed the incident occurred there. The BPD told Law & Crime it would release additional details this afternoon. Neighbors took stock of the mass shooting, often defined as an incident in which a single shooter shoots four or more people, one of at least 100 in the United States in early March.

“I got home from dropping my kids off and I went in and I heard two shots,” Ryan Hedberg told local ABC station WLS. “Apparently there were more, but that’s what we heard when we were sitting inside.” Another neighbor who declined to be named said her son was playing an online video game with the girl victim at the time she was shot and killed.

“My son was playing a game, and then he ran into the room and said, ‘Mom, I think something happened to his friend,'” the woman told WLS. “I said, ‘why would you say that?’ He said he was playing, and then he heard shots, and then he didn’t hear his friend anymore.” Police were seen investigating the crime scene until 5:30 a.m. Monday, the television channel reported. Local police are currently imploring anyone with information to come forward.Read More…..

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