Park Forest shooting leaves 1 dead, 1 injured

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PARK FOREST, Ill. — Two men were shot, one fatally, in Park Forest early Friday.

The shooting occurred in the 100 block of Algonquin Street just before 1 a.m. Friday, the Park Forest Police Department confirmed. One man was wounded. A second died; he was identified as Sherrod James, 23, of the same block.

Neighbors said one of the victims was lying in the grass; the other was found inside the house.

Police are investigating but said there is no reason to believe the public is in danger.

It’s unclear whether they are looking for any suspects.

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