Suburban Shootings

Florida Trucker Shot, Killed on I88 in Oak Brook IL

A man was killed Friday afternoon in a shooting on a Chicago area expressway. Police say 43-year-old Eduardo Munoz from Sunrise, Florida was traveling eastbound on I-88 in a semi truck around 4 p.m. A second vehicle was also traveling eastbound and “for unknown reasons,” a person in that vehicle fired shots at Munoz’s truck.…

Four People Shot in South Suburban Harvey

Four people were shot late Saturday in front of a home in south suburban Harvey. Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 14600 block of Myrtle Avenue about 11:30 p.m., said Sean Howard, spokesman for the city of Harvey. Four victims, all males ranging in age from juvenile to 20 years old,…

4 Wounded in Rock Falls, IL, Bar Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

ROCK FALLS – The Rock Falls Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a young white man armed with a handgun who walked into The Cooler around 9:30 p.m. Saturday and started shooting, injuring four people before fleeing in a blue pickup. The man uttered some sort of epitaph before firing, apparently randomly,…

Two Men Shoot it Out at Elmwood Park BP Gas Station, Leaves, 1 Dead

A 43-year-old man was killed Saturday in a shoot-out at an Elmwood Park gas station, right in front of a car filled with children. Police were searching late Saturday for the shooter. The incident was captured on surveillance video. A motive for the shooting wasn’t immediately clear. The shooting occurred just before 5 p.m. at…

Man Wounded in Shooting in Front of Niles Bar

A shooting at a bar in Niles has injured one man. It happened at about 4:00 a.m. Police were on patrol in the area, when they heard a shot in the parking lot at Chasers Bar and Grill on Milwaukee Ave. Police say a 28-year-old man from Lincolnwood was shot in the torso. He was…

Gang Shooting at Bedford Park Walmart Leaves 2 Wounded

Police were investigating a shooting outside a southwest suburban Walmart Monday afternoon following an incident that left two people hurt. Police responded to the area surrounding the Bedford Park store at 7050 S. Cicero just before 12:30 p.m. Authorities said the occupants of two vehicles traveling on Cicero Avenue were allegedly displaying gang signs to…

Boy, 15, Shot in Round Lake Beach

ROUND LAKE BEACH, Ill. A 15-year-old boy was shot Monday night in northwest suburban Round Lake Beach. Paramedics responded about 9:45 p.m. to the 400 block of Meadow Green Lane, according to Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District Lt. Dennis Ostrander. The boy suffered a gunshot wound to the lower leg and was taken to…

Man Found Shot Outside Walmart in Palatine

Police said a man was found shot in the parking lot of a Walmart in northwest suburban Palatine Tuesday night. Police said they received the reports around 7:30 p.m. to the store in the 1500-block of Rand Road. Police said they found a 19-year-old male victim who had sustained one gunshot wound. The victim was…

Man Shot, Killed in Suburban Maywood

A man was shot to death Friday night in west suburban Maywood, authorities said. Gregory P. Blackwell, 28, of Bellwood was shot just before midnight in the 1700 block of South Third Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. He was pronounced dead at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood at 12:36 p.m.…

Man Shot at West Suburban Cemetery

A man was shot Saturday at a cemetery in west suburban Hillside. Paramedics were sent to Oakridge-Glen Oak Cemetery, 4301 W. Roosevelt Road, for a report of a gunshot victim, according to the Hillside Fire Department. The victim, described as an adult male, was taken to Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. Investigators with the…

Man Found Dead after Shooting 2 Family Members in Monee

A man is dead after police said he shot two family members in Monee Wednesday night, killing one of them. Police received a call about a shooting at a home in the 4900-block of Main Street Wednesday night at about 8:10 p.m. Police said a 47-year-old man shot two family members and then drove away.…

3 Shot During Motel Party in Waukegan

Three people were shot early Saturday at a motel in north suburban Waukegan. About 1:50 a.m., officers were sent to investigate a report a shots fired at an extended stay motel in the 1100 block of Northpoint Boulevard, according to Waukegan police. They found a large crime scene, but no one shot. Shortly after, police…

Three Shot at Richton Park Bowling Alley

Police in south suburban Richton Park are investigating a shooting at a bowling alley that left three people hospitalized. The shooting happened at the Lakewood Bowl at 5125 Sauk Trail at 1:30 a.m. this morning. Officers found two victims at the scene and police say a third victim drove himself to the hospital. No details…

Suspect Charged in the Murder of Man Shot in Libertyville

Kenneth Seplak | Lake County Major Crime Task Force >A northwest suburban man has been charged with murder after a man was found dead Friday inside a car in north suburban Libertyville. About 11:30 p.m., officers were sent to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Hollister Drive to check on a driver who was slumped…

Man Shot at Family Christmas Party in South Holland

A man is in custody after he shot a member of his girlfriend’s family during a Christmas party Saturday night in south suburban South Holland, police said. Officers responded about 9 p.m. to a call of a person shot at a home in the 17000 block of Parkside Avenue, according to a statement from South…

Man Found Fatally Shot in Front Seat of Car in Libertyville

Authorities are conducting a death investigation after a man was found with a gunshot wound in north suburban Libertyville. About 11:30 p.m., officers were sent to the area of Milwaukee Avenue and Hollister Drive to check on a driver who was slumped inside his vehicle, according to a statement from the Lake County Major Crimes…