2 in custody after Evergreen Park cemetery shooting at funeral service

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Thursday, November 23, 2017

EVERGREEN PARK, Ill. (WLS) -- Two people are in custody after an Evergreen Park cemetery shooting Wednesday. It happened at a grave-side service for a man killed in Palos Heights Monday.

Evergreen Park police responded to a report of shots fired at Evergreen Cemetery at 3401 W. 87th Street at about 2:50 p.m.

Two male suspects attempted to flee the area when police arrived and were taken into custody, police said.

Witnesses told police that the shooting took place at a grave side service for Marud Talib, who was killed in a shooting in Palos Heights on Monday.

A revolver was recovered from the scene, police said. No injuries were reported.

The South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force was contacted and charges were pending against the suspects.