Crest Hill shooting victim identified

Police continue to investigate

A sign of Elizabeth Court in Crest Hill is seen on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2023.T he Will/Grundy Major Crimes Task Force is assisting Crest Hill Police Department with the investigation of a fatal shooting that took place on Elizabeth Court on Saturday.

The Will County Coroner’s Office has identified Uarl Hunter, 31, of Lockport Township, as the man killed in a Saturday shooting in Crest Hill.

Hunter “sustained multiple gunshot wounds” and was pronounced dead at 4:21 p.m. Saturday at Ascension Saint Joseph – Joliet hospital, according to a news release from the coroner’s office.

The shooting happened at 3:12 p.m. in the 1100 block of Elizabeth Court.

Crest Hill police said they received a report of a man lying on the ground who had been shot multiple times.

Police have asked Anyone who witnessed the incident or has video of it to call Det. Steen with the Crest Hill Police Department at 815-741-5115. To share anonymous tips with Crime Stoppers of Will County, call 1-800-323-6734 or visit

The Will/Grundy Major Crimes Task Force is assisting Crest Hill police with the investigation.