Naperville Police Investigate Shooting

On today’s date at 4:45pm, Naperville Police Officers were dispatched to the downtown Naperville train station at 105 4th Ave for a report of a gunshot victim on the platform.  Upon arrival officers located a male white subject, 45 of Homewood, a conductor on the Amtrak train, who was the victim of a single gunshot wound to the torso.  The victim was subsequently transported to Edward Hospital in Naperville, and was conscious and alert at that time. 

Officers also located a male white, in his 70s of Wisconsin, who was allegedly the suspect in the shooting. They found the subject being restrained by other passengers on the train. The suspect was subsequently taken into custody and a handgun was recovered, there is no additional threat to public safety.

Anyone who may have information is asked to contact the Naperville Police Department at 630-420-6666 or Naperville Crime Stoppers at 630-420-6006.


About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.