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Ottawa Street shooting

10/22/2021, 6 p.m.
Joliet- On October 21, 2021, at 1:40 PM, Officers responded to the 200 block of South Ottawa Street in reference ...

Joliet- On October 21, 2021, at 1:40 PM, Officers responded to the 200 block of South Ottawa Street in reference to a report of a person shot. Upon arrival, Officers located an 18-year-old female victim who had been struck in the head by gunfire while sitting in the driver’s seat of a parked vehicle, which was struck multiple times by gunfire. The victim was transported to Amita St Joseph Medical Center by the Joliet Fire Department where she remains in stable condition.

This is an active investigation in its early stages as Joliet Police Detectives work to identify a suspect or suspects. The Joliet Police Department will provide updates when further information becomes available.

If anyone has any information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact the Joliet Police Department Investigation Unit at 815-724-3020. They can also contact Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734 or online at https://crimestoppersofwillcounty.org/ if they wish to remain anonymous.