Fox Lake Manhunt: Illinois Police Officer Shot, Grant Community High School Locked Down

On Tuesday morning, an Illinois police officer was shot at around 9 am while on a manhunt for two armed suspects in Fox Lake outside Chicago, according to the reports.



The officials of the Lake County Sheriff said that he was injured about 55 miles north of the city.

The person was not identified at the time of reporting of this incident. His condition and further details were not available on the spot.



The reports of ABC7 suggest that one person was shot near the incident site, but the victim’s identity is not yet confirmed.

Several north suburban schools including, the Grant Community High School was locked down on the request of police so ensure the safety of school children and staff. The Gavin South and Central districts were placed on soft lockdowns as reported.

According to the unconfirmed latest news, the police was searching for those men who might have taken the pepper spray and gun of the police officer.

Every possible place is being searched with the help of every law enforcement agency available in that area along with a SWAT team as stated by George Filenko, the commander of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force.

 

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