TINLEY PARK, Ill. – A tragic domestic incident unfolded on Sunday as a man allegedly shot and killed his wife and three daughters at their home in Tinley Park, a suburb in south suburban Illinois. The victims, identified as Majeda Kassem, 59, and her daughters Halema, Zahia, and Hanan Kassem, aged 25 and 24 respectively, were found dead inside the residence. The authorities were alerted to the situation when the husband and father of the victims made a 911 call.
Law enforcement officers arrived at the scene just before 11:30 a.m. and took the man into custody. While the suspect’s identity has not been disclosed, police confirmed that he is the alleged shooter. Village Manager Pat Carr assured that the incident was contained within the home and that there is no existing threat to the community.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing, with police officers continuing their presence at the crime scene. The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed that the victims died from apparent gunshot wounds, and a weapon was recovered from the premises. Charges against the suspect are pending, and authorities have announced plans to release further details about the case in a press conference scheduled for tomorrow morning at 11.