On Friday January 24, 2020 at approximately 12:58 p.m., West Chicago Police Officers responded to the area of Hawthorne Lane and Rosewood Drive for a report of shots fired. It was also reported that a vehicle possibly involved in the incident had fled the scene.
The vehicle was located a short time later but refused to stop for police. A pursuit ensued during which the vehicle crashed and the driver fled the scene. The driver was apprehended after a short foot chase. The driver was transported to a nearby hospital for injuries he sustained prior to being stopped by the police.
This incident is currently under investigation and the following is what has been learned so far. Three individuals, none of whom are from West Chicago, sustained gunshot wounds. Two of the three are currently being treated for their wounds and the third has been released. Two handguns have been recovered and multiple individuals are currently being interviewed.
As information becomes available, this press release will be updated.