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UPDATE 5/30/14: Officials have released the names of the two victims in Thursday night’s shooting in Geneseo, Ill.

The Henry County Coroner’s Office says the deceased are 84-year-old Alice V. Jolly and her son, 64-year-old Donald E. Jolly.

The two deaths occurred at 604 E. Pearl St. in Geneseo.

The investigation is ongoing with autopsies, toxicology and other testing scheduled in Peoria on Saturday, May 31, 2014 at 1:30 p.m.

A coroner’s inquest will be held at the Henry County Courthouse at a later date.

UPDATE 2

Police cleared the scene taking away two bodies after what were are told is a murder suicide. 
     
It's the kind of activity neighbors say they can't believe they would see on their street or in their town.

Police called to Pearl Street, getting a 911 call that one person was dead and there was an armed subject in the house.      
     
Officers responded and called in the Henry County swat team.

UPDATE 1

We can now tell you there was a shooting in Geneseo, Illinois.

It occurred in the 600 block of East Pearl Street and police have been on scene since before 5 p.m. Crime scene tape is up as several cars are surrounded a home.

Geneseo Police, Henry County Sheriffs Officers and Illinois State Police responded but they are not releasing a lot of information.

We know there was a shooting. No word on how many people may have been shot or any identities.

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Police are on the scene of a "situation" in Geneseo, Ill. Officers have closed Chicago and Pearl streets, but won't say what officers are investigating. KWQC is on the scene but being kept blocks away by a trooper with Illinois State Police who said the scene is not yet secure.

A woman who operates a daycare nearby tells TV6 that  she called police to see if the children were in any danger and was told the situation is being handled and there was no threat to the children.

Geneseo police say there will be a press release coming. 
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