Joliet police investigating after 2 teens arrive at ER with gunshot wounds
JOLIET, Ill. — Police in Joliet are investigating a possible drive-by shooting after two male juveniles arrived at a hospital on their own power with gunshot wounds.
Just after 4 p.m., Joliet officers responded to Ascension St. Joseph Hospital Medical Center and learned a 17-year-old and a 15-year-old were shot while walking in the 600 block of Wheeler Avenue.
Both victims arrived at the hospital on their own power, police said. Their injuries are considered non-life-threatening.
“It is believed that the gunfire may have come from a passing vehicle, however, this remains under investigation,” police said.
No one is in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (815) 724-3020.
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