Charges filed against Elgin man in Huntley shooting; suspect at large

Charges filed against Elgin man in Huntley shooting; suspect at large

HUNTLEY, Sick. (TOC) — A 27-year-old Elgin man has been charged in reference to a double taking pictures early Monday in northwest suburban Huntley, police mentioned.

Lewis C. McCracken has been charged with tried homicide, aggravated battery and illegal possession of a weapon by a felon, police mentioned late Monday night time. His bond has been set at $750,000, however he remained at giant early Tuesday.

Huntley police mentioned the shooter drove to a home within the 11800-block of Cape Cod Lane, approached the door after which opened hearth, hitting two males inside.Officers responded to the house at about 4:18 a.m. and located two injured males, ages 58 and 29, who had been later transported to hospitals.

“We thought it was perhaps, it was anyone making an attempt to get into the home,” neighbor Andy Rogers mentioned, “and she or he ran to the youngsters’ bed room and I ran downstairs. That is after I heard a automotive engine. The man floored it and took off down the road. So we did not see it, however we heard it.”

The shooter had left the scene previous to the arrival of the officers, police mentioned.

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Monday night time the search expanded to Bartlett, the place officers discovered the suspect’s automotive. They mentioned the driving force took off and should have been concerned with in a carjacking there round 5 p.m. Monday afternoon.

Bartlett police mentioned the carjacking occurred within the 200-block of Miles Parkway.

Two males of their mid-20s approached a sufferer sitting in a 2000 Dodge Ram work car and threatened him with what was believed to be a firearm, police mentioned.

One of many males stole the car and the opposite was final seen on foot touring north from the scene.

One suspect within the incident was described as 5-feet, 7-inches tall, 175 kilos, with black hair and brown eyes. He was final seen carrying a black tank prime, light-colored shorts and light-weight colored-shoes. The opposite was described as 6-feet, 1-inch tall, 150 kilos, with brown hair and inexperienced eyes. He was final seen carrying a white T-shirt, black shorts and light-colored footwear.

Bartlett police searched the realm with drones and Okay-9 items, however didn’t discover the suspects.

The stolen car was later present in Addison.

The taking pictures doesn’t seem like random, police mentioned.

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The Huntley Police Division launched an outline of the taking pictures suspect Monday afternoon.

Police mentioned they’re trying to find a male suspect between 5’5″ and 5’8″ with quick hair and a stocky construct.

Police had been seen combing the yard for proof and eradicating pets from the home Monday to take them to animal management for safekeeping. Violence like that is very uncommon within the sleepy, far northwest suburb.

“Nonetheless a shock, nonetheless unnerving if you dwell down the road, whether or not it is focused or not,” neighbor Greg Aumann mentioned. “It nonetheless occurred in your neighborhood, and it is regarding. It scared you somewhat bit.”

The Huntley police are asking residents of the Wing Pointe subdivision to overview any digicam footage out there to them for any data that will assist investigators.Anybody with data is requested to contact the Huntley Police Division at 847-515-5311. Nameless ideas can be submitted by calling the Huntley Police Tip Line 847-515-5333 or by texting TIP HUNTLEY adopted by your message to 888777.

Anybody with data on the carjacking is requested to contact Bartlett police at 630-837-0846.

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