KANKAKEE — Kankakee police are investigating the shooting death of Alex Andrade, 24, Kankakee, that occurred Monday inside a residence in the 300 block of South Washington Avenue.

Andrade was a resident of the house, Kankakee Police Chief Frank Kosman said.

Police were called to the house at 2:20 p.m. According to police, a resident in the house said that an unknown subject(s) entered the house, shot Andrade and then fled.

Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner said Andrade suffered multiple gunshot wounds and that an autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday.

Jeff Bonty is a reporter for The Daily Journal. He can be reached at and 815-937-3366.


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