Two people were killed, and two others were injured in a shooting in Blue Island, according to the Blue Island Police Department (BIPD).
Officers responded to the area of the 12200 block of South Irving Avenue, between Western Avenue and Vincennes Road, at 12:42 a.m. on Sept. 12, according to BIPD Chief Geoffery Farr.
Three victims were located in that area with gunshot wounds, and a fourth victim fled the scene and was located at an area hospital.
The three victims found at the scene were taken to the hospital, where two died from their injuries.
They were identified as Ishmael Adams, 27, and Darnell Brown, 29, both of Blue Island.
The Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services Unit and the South Suburban Major Crimes Unit responded to assist with the investigation.
“This is an isolated incident, and there is not a threat to the community,” Farr said in a release. “However, to maintain the integrity of this investigation, no further information will be released at this time.”
Anyone with information should call investigators at (708) 396-7020.