Person of interest questioned after fatal Blue Island shooting

Officers found a male with an apparent gunshot wound in an alley near Vincennes Road and Collins street.

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A man was shot dead Dec. 10, 2021, in West Garfield Park.

A person was shot and killed near Vincennes Road and Collins Street on June 26, 2019, in Blue Island.

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A person of interest is being questioned after a fatal shooting Wednesday in south suburban Blue Island.

About 6:56 a.m., authorities responded to the area of Vincennes Road and Collins Street for reports of shots fired and found a male in an alley with an apparent gunshot wound, Blue Island police said.

He was pronounced dead at 7:20 a.m., the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

A person of interest is in custody and officers recovered a weapon on the scene, police said.

Blue Island and Illinois State Police are conducting a death investigation.

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