Shooting Victim at Prairie Stone Crossing Shopping Center, Hoffman Estates May Have Known Shooter

Hoffman Estates Shooting at Prairie Stone CrossingHoffman Estates Ambulance 24 at scene of shooting at Parairie Stone Crossing (PHOTO CREDIT: Colleen Duffy Moulton).

Hoffman Estates police investigating a shooting near Rookies Sports Bar & Grill late Thursday night believe the victim, a McHenry man, age 26, knew the shooter. Police do not believe the shooting was a random crime.

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The 26-year-old McHenry man was transported to Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge. Hoffman Estates paramedics with extra medics on board the ambulance departed for Lutheran General with the shooting victim within 15 minutes of arriving at about 10:32 p.m. After arriving at man was listed in critical condition at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.

No suspects were in custody as of late Friday morning.

Police and firefighter/paramedics responded to the Poplar Prairie Stone Crossing shopping center on Higgins Road just west of Route 59 after a 9-1-1 call that reported shots fired with an injured man down near the south entrance of Rookies Sports Bar and Grill.

The popular sports bar and shopping center is located at the southwest corner of Higgins Road (Route 72) and Sutton Road (Route 59). The shooter might have fled westbound on Higgins Road after the shooting.

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