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OAK PARK VILLAGE CLERK: Police investigating shooting incident


By Princess Sarah Cansicio | May 27, 2018


Oak Park Village Clerk issued the following announcement on May 23.

Oak Park Police are investigating a shooting that took place around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Madison Street and Oak Park Avenue.

Two suspects are in custody, one of which is believed to be the shooter. Officials are calling the shooting an isolated incident among acquaintances.

According to police, a physical altercation between the victim and the two suspects took place shortly after the three men exited the Chase Bank at 800 W. Madison St. During the altercation one of the suspects removed a gun and shot the victim in the abdomen.

The suspects then fled in a vehicle. A description of the offenders and the vehicle was reported to police, and minutes later the vehicle was stopped by police near Madison Street and Austin Boulevard. The suspects were taken into custody and a weapon was recovered from the vehicle.

The victim, who was alert and talking at the scene, was transported to Loyola Medical Center in Maywood. His condition is unknown at this time.

A motive for the shooting has not yet been determined. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call 708.386.3800 or email police@oak-park.us. Anonymous tips can be made at 708.434.1636 or online at www.oak-park.us/crimetips.

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