Streamwood police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 8:55 PM Monday August 21, 2017 to a report of a possible battery in progress and possible sounds of gunshots near Shag Bark Lane and Gant Circle Streamwood, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report of a possible battery in progress and popping sound — possibly gunshots.
Police and firefighter/paramedics also received a report of a man lying in the field and someone calling for help.
Firefighter/paramedics stage a safe distance from the area of Challenger Park.
Police used a fire department FLIR thermal imaging camera for some type of search, and declared the scene secured about 9:00 p.m.
Firefighter/paramedics moved up to a scene behind a townhouse unit on Gant Circle closer to Park Boulevard than Shag Bark Lane.
Neighbors in the area reported a large police presence with crime tape and evidence markers placed at the scene.
No press release or other information was initially available from Streamwood police.
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