Sunday, October 29, 2017

One Shot and Killed at Large House Party on West Estate Lane East Near Oak Knoll Drive, Lake Forest

Lake Forest police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 12:04 AM Sunday to a report of a person shot at a large house party at 1359 West Estate Lane East, Lake Forest, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a person shot and killed, and possibly a second gunshot victim down at the scene or nearby.

About 12:10 and early in the confusion of the scene, there was a report of a second gunshot victim at Lawrence Avenue and Oak Knoll, north of the crime scene , but the discovery of a second shooting victim was not confirmed. Ambulance 421 was assigned as a second ambulance to the scene.

Early in the response to the incident, there was one person confirmed dead at the scene.

A warming vehicle was requested at Oak Knoll north of Old Mill, where about eight people at risk of hypothermia standing on Oak Knoll, just north of Old Mill Road.

There was a report that there was a large group of people outside near the scene that refused to leave. Police set up a large perimeter with police tape keeping anyone from passing north of the intersection of Oak Knoll and Old Mill.

Deerfied police, Highland park police, Lake county Sheriff office, Libertyville police, Lincolnshire police, and Northbrook police also responded to the scene.

Major Crimes Task Force and a Lake County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit was called to the scene in the early morning hours to attempt to track a suspect and/or evidence.

Police also blocked Estate Lane at Everett Road.




EMS: A422 A421

SPECIAL: 280 "warming bus"

Staging at Oak Knoll and Old Mill

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