The Joliet man was shot in the neck by an unknown assailant, and was flown to Loyola University Medical Center for treatment.
A Joliet man may be paralyzed after being shot in the neck at a gas station early Saturday morning, Joliet police said. The 31-year-old man was taken to Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet shortly after the 3 a.m. attack in the 300 block of Chicago Street and was later flown by helicopter to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood, according to a story in the Joliet Herald News. The assailant was on foot and no motive for the attack is known, police told the newspaper.
Stepdaughter Tina Falbo also said it's not true her sister is paralyzed on her right side after Jonas allegedly shot her in the head.
Albert Jonas' allegations that he was physically and verbally abused by his wife, thus provoking him to shoot her and his stepdaughter, are "absurd," Tina Falbo said Friday. Falbo, in comments posted on Plainfield Patch, disputed the explanation Jonas gave to police to justify his shooting of wife Linda Jonas, 62, and Samantha Falbo, 25, in their Plainfield home Tuesday. Falbo is Linda Jonas' daughter and Samantha Falbo's sister. “Neither the reporters, neighbors nor readers of this or any article have firsthand knowledge of what took place behind closed doors,” Falbo wrote. “I do [know], and I will not justify a response to the allegations of abuse because they are absurd. … You are reading and remarking on statements made by a man …