Mother, daughter wounded in shooting near Romeoville schools
A mother and daughter were shot in southwest suburban Romeoville Thursday, forcing authorities to put a nearby elementary school on lockdown.
Neighbors told WGN-TV the mother and daughter were backing out of their driveway in the 300 block of Emory Ave. around 7 a.m. when they were shot.
The shooting happened about two blocks from Irene King Elementary School.
Officials put the school on lockdown.
The lockdown was lifted at 9:30, even as the search continued.
There are reports that a suspect is in custody, but police have not confirmed it.
The conditions of the victims have not been released.