Grandfather died from multiple gunshots fired by Will County deputies in Joliet 2021, reports show

Footage provided by the Will County Sheriff's Office shows an attack on November 2021. In response to a Freedom of Information Act requested by the Herald-News, the Will County Sheriff’s Office released body camera footage of the incident on Monday to the media. About 16 gunshots fired by deputies could be heard in the video. Deputies fired the shots after repeatedly telling Wells’ grandson, Jabbar Muhammad, 21, to drop a knife he was holding in a span of about 30 seconds, before Muhammad lunged at his grandfather’s neck with the knife. Both Muhammad, and his grandfather, 70-year-old Eldred Wells died in the incident.
The Will County Sheriff's Office blocked off Middletree Road after deputies gunned down a man as he stabbed his grandfather to death Saturday afternoon, according to police.
The Will County Sheriff's Office blocked off Middletree Road after deputies gunned down a man as he stabbed his grandfather to death Saturday afternoon, according to police.