Thursday, December 3, 2015

Shooting at Darien Walmart on 75th St -- One Suspect Possibly at Large

Darien Police Department and Darien-Woodridge Fire Protection District firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:45 PM Thursday to a report of a shooting incident at Walmart, 2189 75th Street Darien, IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that one person was shot inside the Walmart. Police locked down the store and were searching for a shooter. Initially police believed there was one shooting, but later police may have been searching for two suspects. One of the suspects was described as a male/black with dreadlocks.

The shooting victim may have been transported with life-threatening injuries.

DuPage County Sheriff and Willowbrook police are assisting Darien police officers, and a Major Crimes Task Force.

A police vehicle was also involved in a crash about 6:20 p.m. at Lemont Road and 75th Street, which is about one mile west of the Walmart store.

Police and Darien-Woodridge firefighters at 2:58 p.m. were working on a body recovery from a retention pond near 75th Street and Woodward Avenue about two miles west of Walmart. No known connection currently exists between the incidents.

Darien Police Department in Illinois does not have an official Facebook or Twitter account.

Walmart on 75th Street in Darien is located about two miles east of I-355.

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