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15-year-old boy, father found dead in Palatine

Published: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 12:49 p.m. CST

PALATINE — Police in suburban Chicago say a 15-year-old boy and his father have been found shot to death in their Palatine apartment.

Palatine police say officers responded early Wednesday to a report of a man shot at an apartment. Police say when officers entered the unit they found the teenager and his 38-year-old father shot. Police say the victims were both on the floor. The victims were taken to a Park Ridge hospital and died there of the injuries.

Police have made no arrests. The victims weren't immediately identified.

Palatine police, the Major Case Assistance Team Forensic Unit and the Cook County medical examiner's office are investigating.

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