An Illinois family was discovered dead in their home on Sunday night.
A young couple, along with their two children and three dogs were found shot to death inside their home in Romeoville, Illinois.
Their bodies were discovered during a wellness check after the father did not show up for work.
Police believe the shooting occurred between 9pm Saturday and 5am Sunday.
The adult victims have been identified as Alberto Rolon, 38, and Zoraida Bartolomei, 32.
Authorities are now saying that this is not a murder-suicide, and it is being investigated as a murder.
They currently do not have any suspects.
Police in a quiet community about 30 miles outside Chicago are investigating after a family of four, including two children, and their three dogs were found dead in their home Sunday night https://t.co/fB1tD9JMbR
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CNN has details on this horrible act of evil:
Police in a quiet community about 30 miles outside Chicago are investigating after a family of four, including two children, and their three dogs were found dead in their home Sunday night.
The two adults, their two children and the dogs were found with gunshot wounds in their home in Romeoville, Illinois, officials said.
Police do not consider the deaths a murder-suicide and are investigating the incident as a murder, Deputy Chief Chris Burne of the Romeoville Police Department, said during a news conference Monday.
The adult victims were identified as Alberto Rolon, 38, and Zoraida Bartolomei, 32, and the two children were boys, according to the Will County Coroner’s Office.
Four people, including two children and three dogs, were found shot and killed at a home in Romeoville, Illinois, in a suburb of Chicago, police say this is not a murder-suicide.
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#MassShooting in Romeoville, Illinois
Two adults, two kids, three dogs all killed
Police are adamant that it was not murder/suicide and a killer is at-large
Adult victims are Roberto Rolon and Zoraida Bartolomei
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Killer at large after adult couple, 2 children and 3 dogs found shot to death in Illinois homehttps://t.co/vPO0kaELPU
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Fox News has more on the investigation
The investigation remains in its early stages, but police believe the family was killed between 9 p.m. Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday.
Burne told reporters on Monday that police “do not believe that the offender is among the victims right now. It is not a murder-suicide.”
He also said the department is “not actively looking” for suspects in the nearby area, and there is no shelter-in-place order for the local community.
Fox News Digital reached out to the Romeoville Police Department for additional information but a response was not immediately received.
— Village of Romeoville (@RomeovilleToday) September 18, 2023
#Breaking : Illinois — A homicide investigation is underway after a couple, their 2 children and 3 dogs were found dead from gunshot wounds inside a home in Romeoville. 🕊️
• A welfare check was conducted after a member of the household didn’t show up for work and wasn’t… pic.twitter.com/jgMcyNJ9Ea
— True Crime with Laura🕵🏼♀️⚖️ (@Lauraonthecase) September 19, 2023
Entire family killed inside their home in Romeoville Illinois.
Alberto Rolon, Zoraida Bartolomei, their 2 children & 3 dogs murdered.
Killer(s) still on the loose.
WATCH 👇 https://t.co/qpXYLxFc1B pic.twitter.com/q1m6Vaq0DO
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💔🙏 Prayers for the families! PICTURED: Chicago couple and two sons shot dead along with their three dogs in mysterious massacre – as cops hunt gunman and the victim's sister pleads for 'answers' about 'horrific crime' https://t.co/aq5KvLyDTD
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