Channahon Blackberry Murder attempt
Channahon IL By JolietJake
July 7th 2009
Police and emergency crews responded this morning to a double shooting in an apartment on Blackberry Lane and near Bridge Street in Channahon, there is a belief among Apt residents that the shooting happened during the home invasion where drugs may have been the reason for the home invasion.
Crews found a man and a woman with a single gunshot wounds Both people were “conscious and breathing” and taken to Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center. The victims were in a downstairs apartment of a two-story building in Apt 4 D.
Neighbors in the area said police were using dogs to search the area for suspects.
Channahon police officials said the shootings are being investigated by both the Will and Grundy County Major Crimes Task Force. Channahon police scheduled a press conference around 5 p.m. today.
Channahon police said they have a person of interest in custody following a shooting at an apartment building that left a man and a woman injured early today.
Police would not release details about the suspect, other than to say the man was an acquaintance of the two shooting victims.
The victims are both in their 20s.
Four people were arrested by the Channahon Police Department in response to Tuesday morning’s double shooting that wounded a Channahon man and woman. Nineteen year old Lauren Vasilakis and 21 year old Josh Terdic both survived, with Vasilakis having been treated and released and Terdic having undergone surgery on Wednesday morning. All four arrested parties have been charged with two counts of attempted first degree murder, two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, and one count of home invasion. The four are 24 year old Jason Orasco or Channahon, 17 year old Matthew Edwards of Joliet, 17 year old Ashley Hill of Joliet, and 24 year old Mary Vetor of Joliet.