Police are investigating after two people were found fatally shot in a roadway early Sunday in Wheeling, authorities said.
At approximately 4:50 am, police initially responded to a 911 call regarding a person down in the roadway near Lakeview Drive and Buffalo Grove Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found two people, a man and woman, who appeared to have been shot to death, according to authorities. A handgun was also recovered at the scene.
Wheeling police on Sunday were working to determine what led up to the shooting, police said. It’s not believed that the incident poses a greater threat to the community, according to authorities.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office is in the process of identifying both individuals.