On 02/04/2022, at approximately 1:28 AM, deputies with the Will County Sheriff’s Office responded to 1500 block of Maple Road in Joliet Township for a complaint of shots fired.  Once deputies arrived on scene, they located a male subject, bleeding from the head from a gunshot wound.  Deputies on scene attempted to render aid to the male, and East Joliet Fire Protection arrived on scene to transport the individual to a local area hospital.

Shortly after arriving at the hospital the twenty-six year old male was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.  The identity of the male is being withheld at this time, pending notification to the family.

It was reported to deputies on scene that there was a party being held at the house, that consisted of only friends and family.  Furthermore, there were approximately twenty to twenty-five people attending the party.  However, when deputies first arrived on scene there were only five individuals remaining at the residence.