Gurnee police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:30 p.m. Friday August 18, 2017 to a report of shots fired at a home in the block of 4200 Harper Avenue. Upon arrival of police, two men were found dead, police said. Two Gurnee fire department ambulances were also on the scene, located just east of the Canadian Pacific freight line and North Branch of the Chicago River and less than one-half mile east of River Trail School, Gurnee Village Hall and the Warren Township High School O’Plaine Campus.
Gurnee police said they believe “this is a contained incident and no danger exists to the community,” but did not provide additional information.
No further information was available late Friday. Gurnee police, along with the Lake County Major Crime Task Force and the Lake County coroner’s office, are investigating. There was no official information regarding whether this was believed to be a murder/suicide or shoot out among the two men.
Citizens with information are urged to call Gurnee police at 847-599-7000 or Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.
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