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Highland Park Police Investigating Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm

Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm
Driver Dispute

August 15, 2022 – On Monday, August 15, 2022 at approximately 2:13 PM, Highland Park Police responded to the area of Skokie Valley Road (U.S. Route 41) and Central Avenue for a report of a gunshot being fired during a driving dispute.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the complainant was traveling in his vehicle southbound on Skokie Valley Road near the 1900 block when the suspect produced a black handgun and fired two rounds in the complainant’s direction. One round struck the complainant’s vehicle, but no one was injured. The suspect vehicle left 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. This appears to be an isolated incident with no further danger to the community.

Suspect Description – Black, male, mid to late 20’s, wearing a dark bandana type head covering.

Vehicle Description – Silver or white 4 door sedan, dark tinted windows, with damage to the driver’s side rear door.
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Anyone with information is asked to contact Sergeant Sean Curran at the Highland Park Police Department (847.926.1119 or