Sunday, October 2, 2022

3 men found dead in Kankakee home

Three men were found dead in a home Wednesday afternoon in suburban Chicago.

The bodies were found inside a Kankakee two-unit rental home located in the 600 block of West Merchant Street.


Neighbors say they heard multiple gunshots just before 3 am Police were notified mid-afternoon by a relative who went to the home for a well-being check.

The three victims were found on the second floor of the building. It’s unclear how the gunman got inside.

Detectives spent hours collecting evidence from the scene. Those who live nearby are shocked.

“They were cool people. They never bothered me. We just said hi,” one neighbor said.

“Gunshots are heard around here all the time. It’s just sad,” a woman said.

The victims were in their 20s.

No suspects are in custody at this time.

Kankakee Mayor Chris Curtis told FOX 32 Chicago that officials, “Do not believe the victims are related.”

SkyFOX was over the scene and observed crowds of people gathering behind police tape.

No further information was immediately available.

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