Grayslake police alerted area police officers that a man was shot in an unknown apartment in Palatine about 3:30 a.m. to 3:45 a.m. Thursday. The shooting victim is reported to have bailed out of his mother’s car while she was driving him to the hospital. He is described as a 26-year-old male/white subject about 6’3″ 185 LBS. He was carrying a backpack, and was wearing a white, sleeveless T-shirt with white-and-black shorts. The shooting victim was last seen on Half Day Road (Route 22) about one-half mile west of Milwaukee Avenue, which is near Adlai Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire.
The victim was shot in the knee. It is unknown if the subject is armed, but he is known to fight with the police.
The shooting scene is possibly in the 1400 block of Carol Court in unincorporated Palatine — just southwest of Dundee Road and Route 53..
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