Identity of woman killed in Morris shooting released

Multiple agencies gather to assist the Morris police department during Thursday nights active shooter incident.

The Grundy County Coroner’s office has identified a woman killed in a shooting Thursday in Morris.

Beverly A. Lambert, 25, of Shorewood was identified as the woman killed during Thursday night’s shooting, according to a press release from the Grundy County Coroner.

Grundy County Coroner John Callahan stated Lambert was taken to Morris Hospital and pronounced dead at 6:55 p.m.

No further details were released, and an “examination” will be performed later today, according to a press release.

A 16-year-old male was arrested and transported to the River Valley Detention Center, around 11 p.m., according to police.

About 4:25 p.m., Thursday, Morris police were notified of a shooting in the 500 Block of Twilight Drive, Public Information Officer Stan Knudson said.

The Morris Police Department, along with surrounding law enforcement agencies, were able to track the suspect with the use of license-plate verification cameras, Knudson said.

Grundy County Sheriff Ken Briley had advised people to shelter in place Thursday afternoon near the 2400 block of Twilight Drive because of reports of an active shooter, but the advisory was lifted around 7 p.m.

The Grundy County Coroner has not identified the victim and police have not released the name of the victim or the suspect.

The investigation is ongoing by the Morris Police Department.