Illinois man kills baby and himself after separation

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JOLIET, Ill. (CNN) — Illinois Police say a 35-year-old man killed his one-year-old baby inside a home, before taking his own life.

An officer was dispatched to a domestic disturbance Saturday night in Joliet.

The officer reportedly hear gunshots as they arrived on scene and found a 32-year-old woman and her 9-year-old girl suffering from fresh injuries.

The mother told police her husband, who she was separated from, was inside with their one-year-old baby.

Officers attempted to make contact with the man, but were unsuccessful.

A swat team responded to the scene, and when all attempts at communicating with the man failed, they breached the door.

After they searched the home, they discover the 35-year-old man and baby dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

The mother and her daughter were transported to the hospital and treated for injuries.

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