Man shot dead, another wounded in Joliet

Officers responded to a call of shots fired at the intersection of Krakar and Elgin avenues and found two men with gunshot wounds.

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A man was killed and another wounded Thursday in a shooting in southwest suburban Joliet.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired about 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of Krakar and Elgin avenues and found two men with gunshot wounds, Joliet police said in a statement.

Jesse Hannah, 33, was taken to Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, where he was pronounced dead at 2:14 a.m., the Will County coroner’s office said. A preliminary autopsy found that Hannah died of multiple gunshot wounds.

The other man, 19, was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Both were from Joliet.

Police released few details about the shooting, which they said was still under investigation.

Anyone with surveillance video in the area that shows suspicious activity between 12:30 a.m. and 2 a.m. Thursday were encouraged to call detectives at 815-724-3020. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734.

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