OAK FOREST, Ill. (CBS) — A home that went up in flames after a gunman shot and killed three individuals out entrance has been the topic of calls to police prior to now.
Oak Forest police stated two individuals had been discovered shot within the driveway of the house within the 5500 block of Ann Marie Lane. A 3rd individual was discovered on the street close by. Police had been capable of transfer the victims, and ambulances transported them to the hospital, the place they had been pronounced lifeless.
A person, who’s believed to be the gunman, was discovered lifeless inside the house after the hearth was put out.
CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reported that whereas investigators are usually not confirming the gunman’s identification – as they’re awaiting official affirmation from the Cook County Medical Examiner’s workplace – we will let you know that the house the place the taking pictures and fireplace occurred was the middle of a home violence incident again in 2016.
On Dec. 5, 2016, Oak Forest police had been referred to as the house, in accordance with Cook County courtroom information. A now-44-year-old man was arrested and charged with “domestic battery” and “criminal damage to property.”
The sufferer was a now-43-year-old girl. Court information present they had been — no less than at one level — married.
An order of safety was granted for the spouse, however it was vacated simply 9 days afterward Dec. 14, 2016 – and the home violence expenses had been dropped.
At that point, the person had a legitimate Firearm Owners Identification card, and his firearms had been returned to him, in accordance with Cook County courtroom information.
It was unclear late Friday if that man nonetheless had a legitimate FOID card. Property information are nonetheless in that husband and spouse’s identify and automobiles registered to each of them are parked in entrance of the house.
But once more, as of late Friday, investigators are usually not confirming the identification of the shooter – so we aren’t naming both of them.
Neighbors who reside close by say the person was at one time a U.S. Marine, and the license plates on one of many automobiles at present parked in entrance of the house is a USMC-issued license plate.
Late Friday, we watched as police eliminated a handgun from the residence and put it into proof.