2 dead after shooting near Kankakee County Courthouse; Suspects in custody

KANKAKEE, Ill. — Two men were killed, and one person injured, after a shooting near the Kankakee County Courthouse. Two people are in custody.

According to Mike Downey, the Kankakee County Sheriff, there was a shooting between the courthouse and jail around 9:45 a.m. Thursday morning.

Officials said two men in their 20s were shot and killed in the shooting.

Kankakee School District 111 put all schools on lockdown for a brief period of time.

No further information was provided.

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