Teen shot dead in Joliet

The 16-year-old was shot in the head near Ottawa and Monroe streets, police said.

A teenage boy was fatally shot July 26, 2020, in Joliet.

A teenage boy was fatally shot July 26, 2020, in Joliet.

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A 16-year-old boy was killed in a shooting Sunday in Joliet, police said.

Officers found the teen with a gunshot wound to the head about 10:16 a.m. near the intersection of Ottawa and Monroe streets, Joliet police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by the fire department, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 815-724-3020.

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