Naperville Police Investigate Shot Fired Call
On Monday, July 11, 2022, at approximately 11:41 p.m., the Naperville Police Department responded to the area of the 100 block of west Jackson Avenue for a report of a subject with a weapon. The call was delayed, as the incident had transpired approximately 10 minutes earlier.
Based on the preliminary information received from witnesses on scene, two men had confronted these witnesses about an earlier altercation that had occurred. One of those men was armed with a handgun. The men then reportedly confronted another group of people in the area when a single shot was fired. The two men then fled the area running north. There was no indication that anyone was struck by the gunfire, and the secondary group was not on scene when police arrived. This is an ongoing investigation.
Suspect 1: Male, Black, light complexion, 18-20, stocky build, approximately 5’10”, no shirt, dark pants, short dark hair, armed with handgun
Suspect 2: Male, Black, light complexion, 18-20, unknown build, approximately 5’0”-5’2”, light tank top, light pants, short dread lock style hair, light colored clothing over his face
There were numerous potential witnesses reportedly in the area at the time of the shooting. 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.
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