APD UPDATE: Woman Found Shot To Death; Juvenile Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

APD UPDATE: Woman Found Shot To Death; Juvenile Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter


Aurora police have arrested a juvenile in connection to the shooting death of a 23-year-old Aurora woman on Wednesday.

According to an Aurora Police Department news release, at 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were dispatched to reports of a person shot inside a home in the 500 block of South Lasalle Street.

When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old woman inside suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics from the Aurora Fire Department attempted life-saving measures, but the woman was pronounced dead on the scene.

The woman has been identified as Jeanette Luna, 23, of Aurora.

Aurora police detectives responded to begin interviewing potential witnesses, canvas the neighborhood and investigate the circumstances of the incident. APD’s Crime Lab and evidence technicians also responded to the scene to identify and collect forensic evidence from the shooting.

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During the course of the investigation, detectives determined that a juvenile male was in possession of a firearm when it was fired inside the home.

Shortly after the gun was fired, detectives learned the juvenile fled the home. He was located by investigators just prior to 9  p.m. at a home in Aurora.

On Wednesday night, detectives met with representatives from the Kane County State Attorney’s Office and the juvenile was charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Unlawful Use of a Weapon with no FOID.

Aurora Police Department spokesperson Paris Lewbel told ABC7 that officials believe the shooting to be an isolated incident.

Illinois law restricts the Police Department from releasing any specific information regarding the juvenile, Lewbel said.

A source told ABC 7 Eyewitness News on Wednesday night that the case is not domestic in nature.

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SOURCE: Aurora Police Department news release