Shooting Closes Main Road Between Joliet and Crest Hill

Crest Hill and Joliet Police are both on the scene of a shooting that took place on both sides of Theodore Street this afternoon. Not much is known about the incident, but the City of Crest Hill has posted this message on their website:

The Crest Hill Police and Joliet Police are investigating a shooting which occurred at around 1310 hours , in the 600 Block of Theodore Street. Initial reports have possible suspects leaving the scene on foot. Chaney Monge School has been notified and is on a soft lockdown as a precaution. CHPD will update when further is known.
Presently, Theodore is closed from Oakland to Clement in both directions as police piece together what happened. A restaurant on the Crest Hill side of Theodore also had a couple of bullet holes through one of the windows. No word on if anyone was injured

This is a developing story.

Crest Hill PD have an area taped off from an earlier shooting/JS
Joliet investigators also have this car as one of their main investigative searches/JS
Listener Tim James submitted this photo of shots that were fired inside Merichka’s Restaurant in Crest Hill