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Kankakee man shot to death outside bar

Published: Monday, May 19, 2014 12:42 p.m. CDT

KANKAKEE — Authorities in Kankakee say a 27-year-old man was shot and killed outside a bar.

Kankakee County Coroner Bob Gessner says LaRoy McDaniels of Kankakee was shot multiple times and pronounced dead early Monday at a local hospital. Police say he was shot outside a bar shortly after it closed.

The Daily Journal reports the shooting death is the third homicide in Kankakee County and first homicide in the city of Kankakee this year.

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