Two people were transported to the hospital after multiple people were pepper-sprayed during a disturbance at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee Monday evening.
The Gurnee Police Department and Gurnee Fire Department responded around 7:25 p.m. Monday to Six Flags Great America, 1 Great America Parkway in Gurnee, for a report of a battery victim.
Paramedics on the scene reported multiple people had been pepper-sprayed.
At least three ambulances were called to the scene to evaluate the victims.
Fire officials reported four people were evaluated and two people were transported to local hospitals.
Police and security had multiple subjects in custody, according to emergency radio traffic. It is unclear whether any of them were charged.
One of the subjects transported was possibly in police custody and officers were seen following the ambulance to the hospital.
Numerous police departments from throughout Lake County were called to the scene to assist with crowd control.
Six Flags was shut down and police responded to nearby businesses to monitor large crowds of people, mostly younger people, that had left the theme park.
The Gurnee Police Department told Lake and McHenry County Scanner Monday evening that they were “actively investigating” the incident at the theme park.
“We will have further information to share in the morning,” the police department said.
The department has still not released any information on the incident as of Tuesday morning.
Lake and McHenry County Scanner has reached out to Six Flags officials for comment.