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Mother and son killed in DeKalb County shooting, authorities investigating


SYCAMORE, Ill. (WREX) — A death investigation is underway after two people are dead following a shooting in Sycamore.

The Sycamore Police Department says they responded to reports of a shooting on Sunday afternoon in the 1800 block of Coltonville Rd.

When officers arrived on scene, they found two people dead inside the apartment.

The DeKalb County Coroner's Office identified the bodies as Sarah Roesch, 49, of Shabbona, and Connor Roesch, 26, of Sycamore. Police say Sarah was Connor's mother.

Both individuals were shot and a gun was found near Connor, according to the Sycamore Police Department.

Based off their investigation, police say they have no reason to believe other individuals were involved in the incident.

Police say they don't believe there's a risk to the public at this time.

The Sycamore Police Department says the investigation remains on-going and anyone with information is being asked to contact the Sycamore Police Department.

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