Tinley Park, Illinois – Police in Tinley Park, Illinois have identified four women who were murdered in their home in what is described as a “domestic violence” crime. The identities of the women were released Sunday night. A suspect has been taken into custody but was not yet identified by the police.
The murders took place in a home a home in the 7400 block of W. 173rd Street and was reported to police around 11:30 am Sunday. The victims were identified as Majeda Kassem, 53, and her daughters Halema Kassem, 25; Hanan Kassem, 24; and Zahia Kassem, 25.
Tinley Park Police arrived at the home shortly before 11:30 a.m. after receiving a 911 call from a man. After arriving at the scene, police found the women had been shot to death and took a man into custody in relation to the shooting. Police also recovered the gun used in the shooting at the home. The crime scene remains under investigation.
This tragic event has shaken the community, with neighbors expressing shock and disbelief at the violence that occurred. The police have not yet provided further details about the suspect or the circumstances surrounding the incident. Authorities are working diligently to gather more information and piece together the events leading up to the murders.
Domestic violence crimes often have devastating effects on families and communities, highlighting the urgent need for support and resources for those experiencing such situations. As the investigation continues, the community is coming together to mourn the lives lost and support the surviving family members. This tragedy serves as a sobering reminder of the ongoing issue of domestic violence and the importance of addressing it effectively.