Unlawful Use of Weapon, Shots Fired Investigation on NB Route 53 Between Woodfield Rd and I-90 Near Schaumburg

Illinois State police responded about 3:20 AM Saturday to a report of shots fired on IL-53/I-290 Schaumburg, IL. Police received a report possibly of shots fired in the area of Route 53 between Woodfield Road and I-90.

Apparently witness information was not helpful, and no official information was confirmed by police.

Police were searching for evidence and possibly for casings in an area that seemed to be concentrated on the northhbound lanes of Route 53 between Woodfield Road and I-90.

The crime is reported to have occurred sometime between 3:00 a.m. and 3:20 a.m.

Police shut down IL-53/I-290 near the Northwest Tollway about 3:25 a.m.

State police and IDOT maintenance trucks shut down northbound lanes and ramps. The road blocks on the expressway and ramps were re-opened about 4:50 a.m. and police were done searching for casings about 5:05 a.m.

Schaumburg police were also on the scene blocking onramps.

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