Police are investigating after a gunman fired shots into another car while the two cars traveled on Route 41 in Highland Park Monday afternoon.
The Highland Park Police Department responded around 2:13 p.m. Monday to the area of Route 41 and Central Avenue in Highland Park.
Police officials said it was reported that shots were fired during a driving dispute.
A preliminary investigation showed that the complainant was traveling in his vehicle southbound on Skokie Valley Road near the 1900 block.
A suspect produced a black handgun and fired two rounds in the complainant’s direction, officials said.
One round struck the complainant’s vehicle. No one was injured.
The suspect vehicle fled the scene and was last seen exiting Skokie Valley Road to eastbound Central Avenue.
Police thoroughly searched the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.
The suspect was described as a male black in his mid to late 20s wearing a dark bandana-type head covering.
The vehicle was a silver or white four-door sedan with dark tinted windows and damage to the rear driver’s side door.
“This appears to be an isolated incident with no further danger to the community,” the police department said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Highland Park Police Department Sergeant Sean Curran at 847-926-1119 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.