Man, woman found fatally shot in Beach Park garage, Lake County Sheriff's Office says

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Wednesday, December 9, 2020
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A man and woman were found dead on a quiet suburban street in Beach Park.

BEACH PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- A man and a woman were found dead with gunshot wounds in a Lake County garage Tuesday night, law enforcement officials said.

Lake County Sheriff's deputies responded about 9:40 p.m. to the 10000-block of Wadsworth Road in Beach Park, sheriff's office spokesman Sgt. Chris Covelli said.

When deputies arrived, they found a man, 52, and woman, 49, in a garage behind a home on the block, both appeared to have gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene.

Deputies and dogs searched the area, but did not find anything.

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Neighbors said a husband and wife lived here and that they were very quiet people.Authorities have not released their identities. Autopsies for both victims are scheduled for Thursday.

Some neighbors said they may have seen two people in the area at the time who seemed suspicious. Authorities said they are looking at surveillance video from the area.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 847-377-4000. The Lake County Sheriff's Office is investigating.