The Lake Villa Fire Department and the Lindenhurst Police Department were dispatched at around 4:25 PM today to a report of a shooting at the 200 Block of Meadowlark Circle in Lindenhurst. Dispatch advised that one person was reportedly shot. Lake Villa Fire Ambulance 242 and Battalion 24 responded with police.
Upon arrival of the Lindenhurst Police Department, they reported to dispatch to “send the fire department in, although there is nothing that can be done at this point”. Lake Villa Fire Department were then told to move up to the scene as the scene was secure.
Lake Villa Fire Department reported it was a confirmed DOA (dead on arrival). They then went available and returned back to quarters a short time later. They reported the scene was turned over to police.
Multiple followers of our page are reporting numerous news helicopters are above the scene right now. One follower is reporting they contacted the dispatch center who reported the situation is under control.
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We have reports that this seems to be an isolated incident.
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Update: This is possibly a suicide, it is an isolated incident.
Map of the scene: