Police-Involved Shooting at Suspicious Person Call on Slocum Lake Rd Near Old Rand Rd/Main St, Wauconda

Wauconda police responded about 1:00 p.m. today to a report of a suspicious person at a one-and-one-half story frame house. The incident resulted in a confrontation between police and a subject in the 100 block of Slocum Lake Road west of Main Street. One person was shot and transported to a local hospital with two police officers accompanying the person with the gunshot wound to the hospital.

Today’s police-involved shooting in Wauconda is the second police-involved shooting in a Lake County suburb in the past month. No police officers were reported injured.

Erdenebileg Sambuunyam, 40, of Buffalo Grove, was killed by two Sleepy Hollow police officers shortly before noon on March 9, 2014 after Sambuunyam is reported to have attempted to cut the police officers with a knife outside a home on the 1800 block of Maple Lane near Hemlock Drive.

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