Shots fired during catalytic converter theft in Park Ridge, police say

Shots fired during catalytic converter theft in Park Ridge, police say

PARK RIDGE, Sick. (TOC) — Pictures have been fired throughout a attainable catalytic converter theft in suburban Park Ridge Saturday morning, police mentioned.

Officers have been known as to the 1000 blk. of Granville Avenue at round 7:30 a.m., in accordance with a launch from the Park Ridge Police Division.

A sufferer on the scene instructed police they heard what seemed like a noticed getting used outdoors of their dwelling. When the sufferer went outdoors he mentioned he noticed two males making an attempt to steal the catalytic converter off a automobile parked on the road.

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When the sufferer tried to take a cellular phone photograph of the suspects, one in all them pulled out a gun and shot on the sufferer a number of instances, in accordance with police. Each offenders then bought right into a black coloured BMW SUV and took off eastbound on Granville to Cumberland in the direction of the I-90 Expressway, police mentioned.

The sufferer was was not injured, in accordance with police.

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The Park Ridge Police Division strongly urges everybody to not confront offenders however to name 911 instantly in the event that they witness a criminal offense in progress, the discharge mentioned.

Anybody with extra data ought to contact police at 847-318-5252.

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