Two Niles North High School Students with Gunshot Wounds; 1 Killed on Kedvale Ave Near Church St, Skokie

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Skokie police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:41 PM Sunday to a report of two people shot 9246 Kedvale Avenue Skokie , IL. Police and firefighter/paramedics confirmed two people shot in the neighborhood of single family homes. Firefighter/paramedics transported two victims in rescue ambulances with Advanced Life Support to Level I Trauma Center Evanston Hospital.

Maxell Gadau, a male age 17, who lived about two miles from the crime scene, was pronounced dead at Evanston Hospital at 10:19 p.m.

The second victim, a female age 17, was listed in serious condition at Evanston Hospital.

A silver Honda Accord has been reported as a possible suspect’s vehicle. Police have announced on their official Facebook page” “Skokie Police assures the community that the shooting was not a random act and that there is no risk to the general public.” (See Skokie Facebook post …)

According to Skokie Police Department, both wounded people lived in Skokie and attended Niles North High School. Counselors are available at Niles North High School today to help students and faculty cope with the tragedy.

Police urge anyone with information about this incident to contact the Skokie Police Department at either 847-982-5900 or at the 24-hour, automated Crime Tip Hot Line, 847-933-TIPS (8477).

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