Three men found dead inside Kankakee home

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KANKAKEE, Ill. (AP) -- Authorities are investigating after three men were found dead in a house in north central Illinois.

Kankakee Police Chief Robin Passwater says police responded to a call of a gunshot victim inside a residence around 2 p.m.

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Patrol officers checked the residence and located three deceased males inside the rental property. Kankakee police said they had a heavy presence in the area around the home and would release additional information later.

Detectives and forensic evidence technicians were seen entering and leaving the modest two-story house while carrying equipment Wednesday evening. The house was surrounded by crime scene tape.

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