The Livingston County Sheriff's Office was investigating a gun-related death Friday afternoon in the town of Streator.
The incident occurred before 4 p.m. on South Park Street, a reporter with the Streator/Ottawa Times tweeted. A portion of the road was closed due to police activity.
Additional details about how many people were injured or any suspect information weren't available. There didn't appear to be a continuing threat to the public, officials said.
Streator, a community of approximately 13,000, is approximately 100 miles southwest of Chicago.