Police Activity: Barricade Hostage Tactical Response After 3 Men Shot Near 22nd St and Hervey Ave, North Chicago

North Chicago police and Lake County Sheriff deputies and other law enforcement agencies responded about 10:30 a.m. Thursday to a hostage/barricade situation near the intersection of Lewis Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr Drive.

Lake County News-Sun is reporting that police are searching for a shooting suspect that shot three men near 22nd Street and Hervey Avenue in North Chicago.

Two victims were transported to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan, and one victim was transported to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

The incident possibly changed to a “shots fired” situation at about 12:40 p.m.

Police helicopters and news helicopters are in the area. News helicopters have been asked by police to back off and/or increase altitude due to interference with audio ground operations.

Google Maps Live Traffic Alert
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR DR – EAST OF LEWIS AVE IN NORTH CHICAGO IS CLOSED DUE TO POLICE ACTIVITY. (THU AUG 07 2014 AT 10:33 AM).

See also …
Lake County News-Sun Police searching for suspect in North Chicago shooting

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