Man, 40, fatally shot in parking lot of VFW Hall in Joliet

A 40-year-old man was killed in a shooting Saturday night in the parking lot of a VFW Hall in Joliet.

At about 9:40 p.m., Joliet police officers responded to the Cantigny Post 367 VFW Hall located at 826 Horseshoe Drive for a report of a person shot in the parking lot.

Officers located the victim, who sustained multiple gunshot wounds, police said. 

The man was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.


The shooting remains under investigation.

Authorities are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact JPD at 815-724-3020, or the Will County Crime Stoppers at 800-323-6734.