Shooting At A Home Left 2 Dead, Several Hurt. Weeks Later, Police Said They Caught The Shooter.

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Source: MEGA; Cook County Jail

May 3 2022, Published 1:05 p.m. ET

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An altercation at an Illinois home led to several people being shot and two killed. Now, police said they arrested the suspect.

Around 2 a.m. on April 10, police in Elgin, Illinois, responded to a home for a reported shooting.

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When officers arrived, they found five people who were injured. They were all taken to the hospital. A sixth person who was injured took themself to the hospital, according to police.

Two men died from the injuries, police said. The names of the victim were not released.

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The investigation showed that several people were gathering at the home and gunfire started after an altercation, according to Elgin police

Investigators identified Keith A. Johnson as a suspect, and he was arrested in recent days. He was charged with two counts of first-degree murder and four counts of attempted first-degree murder.

“We appreciate the Elgin community’s patience as detectives worked diligently to make an arrest. We also appreciate the community members who provided information to assist in the investigation. I am extremely proud of all the detectives and officers involved in this case who worked so hard and persistently to bring a swift resolution and ensure justice for the families and friends of the victims to which I also wish to express my condolences to," Chief Ana Lalley said. "This arrest is a direct result of the incredible professionalism and knowledge displayed by the members of the department. I would also like to thank our local and federal law enforcement partners who provided assistance with this investigation."


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