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The fatal shooting of a family of 4 and their dogs astatine a location successful a Chicago suburb was not a murder-suicide but besides not a “random” incident, according to police.
Two adults, 2 children and their 3 dogs were recovered dormant from gunshot wounds astatine nan location successful Romeoville, Illinois, connected Sunday night.
Investigators do not judge that nan deaths were nan consequence of a murder-suicide, Deputy Chief Chris Burne of nan Romeoville Police Department told reporters.
No arrests person been made successful nan case, but officials opportunity that location is nary logic for group to shelter wrong successful nan aftermath of nan shocking incident.
“We were capable to find this was not a random incident and location was nary origin for a shelter successful spot order,” DC Burne said connected Tuesday. ”This incident is nan constabulary department’s apical priority.”
The victims were Alberto Rolon, 38, and Zoraida Bartolomei, 32, and their 2 boys, aged 7 and nine, according to the Will County Coroner’s Office.
“I want to cognize what’s going on, man. It’s very, very quiet. It’s incredibly quiet,” neighbour Dan Lugo, told WBBM. “This worldly doesn’t hap here. It’s very unnerving. I’m beautiful judge nan full neighbuorhood is shook up.”
Police judge that nan shooting took plea betwixt 9pm and 5am connected Sunday. Officers went to nan location to execute a wellness cheque erstwhile 1 of nan victims did not show up for activity connected Sunday and did not reply telephone calls.
“All officers and master unit person been moving tirelessly connected this case. Our detectives and crime segment investigators person spent nan past 36 hours collecting a tremendous magnitude of beingness evidence,” added DC Burne.
“Our full organization is grieving pinch nan family complete this tragic incident,” Romeoville Mayor John Noak said.
“I person directed our societal services unit to make themselves disposable to our organization to thief statesman nan treatment process.”