A manhunt is underway for 23-year-old Romeo Nance after seven people were found shot to death in Joliet, Illinois, Monday afternoon, according to police.
CBS News reported that a fatal shooting on Sunday is also believed to be connected to shootings in two homes.
WGN-TV noted that police are referring to the shootings on Monday and Sunday as “random” incidents “in Joliet Township and the City of Joliet.”
#UPDATE: Police are searching for Romeo Nance, believed to be driving a red Toyota Camry, with license plate number Q73041, after multiple people were found dead in two homes. He is considered armed and dangerous.
— WGN TV News (@WGNNews) January 22, 2024
ABC 7 observed that Joliet police chief Bill Evans commented on Monday’s crime scene, saying, “I’ve been a police officer for 29 years, and this is the worst crime scene I’ve ever been associated with.”
Nance is 6’2″, weighing about 160 lbs. He is believed to be driving a red Toyota Camry, license plate number Q73041.
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