Girl Shot By Air Soft Pellet Gun at Woodland Trails Outdoor Pool, Male Youths Apprehended

Mount Prospect police responded about 6:28 p.m. Wednesday to the 1500 block of East Euclid Avenue to the report that four male youths with an air soft pellet rifle shot a girl in the arm at the Woodland Trails Outdoor Pool. The girl’s injury did not require paramedics to respond to the scene.

An alert Mount Prospect police officer heard the youths in the woods, just north of the pool near the Prospect Heights Bike Path. Prospect Heights police were called in for assistance and positioned for a north perimeter near Edward Road and Wolf Road. Possibly four in custody — youths were transported in custody to Mount Prospect Police Department Headquarters.

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