Police are investigating after two people were found shot and killed on a road early Sunday in Wheeling, authorities said.
Around 4:50 a.m., police first responded to a 911 call about a person on the roadway near Lakeview Drive and Buffalo Grove Road. Officers arrived at the scene and found two people, a man and a woman, who appeared to have been shot, authorities said. A handgun was also recovered from the scene.
On Sunday, police on wheels were working to determine what led to the shooting, police said. The incident is not believed to pose a greater threat to the community, authorities said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office is in the process of identifying the two individuals.