Naperville Police Investigate Stabbing involving Juveniles

On Friday, May 14, 2021, at approximately 8:59 p.m., Naperville Police responded to a 911 call for a fight in the alley behind the Water Street parking deck, near Webster St. Responding officers located a juvenile stabbing victim in the parking lot of 400 S. Main St. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

After a preliminary investigation, a juvenile was arrested in connection with this incident. The victim and the offender knew each other and engaged in a physical altercation prior to the stabbing. The crime however, remains under investigation and charges are pending.

If anyone has additional information regarding this investigation, they are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6665 and ask for the Investigations Division.

The Naperville Police wish to remind the public and the news media that a charge is merely an accusation, and a defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty.


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.