Police are investigating after two people were fatally shot dead in a roadway in Wheeling on Sunday morning, authorities said.
At about 4:50 a.m., police initially responded to a 911 call regarding a person in the lane at Lakeview Drive and Buffalo Grove Road. Officers arrived on the scene and found two people, a man and a woman, who appeared to have been shot dead, according to authorities. A firearm was also found at the scene.
Police on Sunday were trying to determine what prompted the shooting, police said. Authorities say the incident poses no greater threat to the community.
The Cook County medical examiner’s office is in the process of identifying both individuals.