Joliet shooting news: Teenager shot dead, boy injured in block 1800 on McDonough Street, police department says

Chicago (WLS) — At about 11:20 pm Monday night, Joliet Police announced that two teenagers, ages 13 and 16, were shot while walking down the 1800 block of McDonough Street.

Tina Feite, who lives in a nearby Motel 6, said she didn’t know what happened at first.

“My fiancée and I were getting ready to put our son to bed and heard ‘pop, pop, pop’ at least 10 times. It sounded like fireworks. I had no idea,” Fite said. Told.

Daniel Mason, who lives right next door, said he was watching TV and didn’t realize anything had happened until the front door banged.

“There was a kid banging outside saying he got shot in the leg,” Mason said.

Mason’s security cameras caught a 13-year-old boy calling for help.

“He was shot in the leg. Please help me. Where were you? Go up the street.” “My friend was shot in the abdomen. He is bleeding.”

The teenager said he ran back to check on his friend, but the 16-year-old suffered a fatal gunshot wound.

Mason called the police, who are still investigating what happened. Mason said he heard he was shot by someone driving by the teenager.

“I want the violence in this area to stop. This is pretty crazy, especially right near your house,” Mason said.

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