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A shooting in Joliet late Sunday left a woman dead, her 4-year-old daughter grazed and the woman's brother seriously wounded, according to police.Police responded to a call of shots fired around 10:35 p.m. on Washington Street just east of Richards Street,...

Mother killed, 4-year-old daughter wounded in Joliet shooting

A shooting in Joliet late Sunday left a woman dead, her 4-year-old daughter grazed and the woman's brother seriously wounded, according to police.Police responded to a call of shots fired around 10:35 p.m. on Washington Street just east of Richards Street,...

Mother killed, 4-year-old daughter wounded in Joliet shooting

A shooting in Joliet late Sunday left a woman dead, her 4-year-old daughter grazed and the woman's brother seriously wounded, according to police.

Police responded to a call of shots fired around 10:35 p.m. on Washington Street just east of Richards Street, authorities said.

Officers found a 22-year-old man covered in blood who told them he had been shot near his elbow, according to Joliet Deputy Police Chief Alan Roechner. Officers found his sister near a vehicle, unresponsive and bleeding from the head.

Inside the vehicle was 4-year-old girl with a graze wound to her knee and a 2-month-old child who was not injured, Roechner said.

The woman was taken to Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, where she was pronounced dead at 11:08 p.m. She was identified as Dinesty Tillman, according to the Will County coroner's office.

The 22-year-old man and the girl were taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center.

Roechner said Tillman was the mother of the children found in of the vehicle.

As of Monday morning, police did not have any information about the shooter. Anyone with information can call the Joliet Police Department at 815-724-3020.

WGN-TV contributed.

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