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Police: Teen, Woman Shot Dead In Crystal Lake Home

(PATCH.COM) — A 31-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl are dead and a Crystal Lake man is in custody for murder following a shooting at a Crystal Lake home Thursday night.

Police were first called to the residence in the 100 block of Marian Parkway at about 8:02 p.m. for a report of a female armed with a knife and a male armed with a handgun, according to authorities. When they arrived, they found the woman and teen with multiple gunshot wounds.

Both female victims were pronounced dead at the scene, according to a news release from the Crystal Lake Police Department.

Ryan C. Yarber, 31, of Crystal Lake, is in custody on four counts of first-degree murder in connection with fatal shooting, police said. A semi-automatic handgun was found at the scene.

The victim’s names are not currently being released pending notification of their family.

Police believe the shooting is an isolated incident but did not elaborate on what may have lead to the shooting.

“There is no concern for public safety at this time,” Deputy Chief Thomas Kotlowski said in a news release.

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