Stabbing Near Rand Rd and Dundee Rd, Possibly Gang-Related


Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 7:27 p.m. Saturday to a report of a stabbing in or near Little Caesar’s restaurant, 740 East Dundee Road. Police received a report that an offender ran north out the back of Little Caesar’s and that a victim was either inside the Little Caesar’s or inside Home Depot. Firefighter/paramedics were dispatched to Home Depot, 825 East Dundee Road. It is not clear were police discovered the victim, but he had a stab wound to the back and to the arm.

Police were searching the neighborhood and also investigating where the stabbing occurred. The offenders were described as two male/Hispanic juveniles dressed in all black. Police received a report that they were gang members.

No word on any contact or arrest of either offender.

An evidence technician/crime scene technician was called to the scene.

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