ZION, In poor health. (TOC) — Lake County police officers mentioned a person was shot and killed by a police officer in Zion Thursday night.
Christopher Covelli with the Lake County Main Crimes activity pressure mentioned Zion police obtained a name at about 6:20 p.m. from an individual saying their 47-year-old male family member was making an attempt to interrupt into her residence within the 2800-block of Ezra Avenue.
The lady mentioned she had an order of safety in opposition to the relative. Zion police responded to the decision inside minutes, officers mentioned.
Coveilli mentioned that in keeping with their preliminary investigation, two officers arrived on the residence and located the person close to the again door. After they started talking to him he pulled out a gun, turned to face them, and refused to drop the gun once they ordered him to.
The 2 officers backed off and the person fled one block west earlier than operating into a 3rd Zion police officer, who shot him, police mentioned. The person’s gun was recovered on the scene.
The person was taken to Vista East Medical Heart in Waukegan the place he died.
Not one of the officers was shot within the incident however the officer who fired the deadly shot was taken to an space hospital for analysis.
Police mentioned they decided the girl who referred to as them had certainly obtained an order of safety earlier Thursday, however the man had not but been served with it.
An investigation by the Lake County Main Crimes Process Pressure is ongoing.
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