If you were around the area of Caton Farm/Rt. 30/Gaylord Streets in Joliet last night, police may want to talk to you.

The Joliet Police are investigating a murder that took place at the Denny’s  2531 Plainfield Road.

At approximately 10:03 p.m., Officers responded to the Denny Restaurant reference to a man unresponsive in the parking lot. Officers located the victim, a 36 year old male from Crest Hill laying in the parking lot who had been shot. Joliet Fire Department responded and attempted to revive the victim, but unfortunately the victim had already succumbed to his injuries.

This is an ongoing investigation and is still in its early stages. The Joliet Police is actively looking into what occurred and for those responsible. The Joliet Police will update the public at a later date when it has more information.

The Joliet Police Department is currently looking for assistance from the public. If anyone has any information related to this incident, they are encouraged to contact Detective Jose Martinez at 815-724-3020 (ext. 3383).

If you know something, give the JPD a ring!