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.
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.
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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