Three Hanover Park residents have been charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm and armed robbery after an incident near Challenger Park in Streamwood.
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.
On Saturday August 26, 2017 Streamwood police released details about the incident. When police arrived they found a man bleeding from his head and face. He was transported by Streamwood Fire Department firefighter/paramedics to Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, where he was stabilized and treated for his injuries.
Doctors told police the man’s injuries could have been the result of a gunshot and blunt force trauma to his head.
Early on Saturday August 26, 2017, police arrested three suspects …
Edwin Rea, age 22, male, 5’9″ 170 LBS (bond $450K);
Javier Lopez, age 23, male, 5’6″ 174 LBS (bond $450K); and
Valerie Munoz, age 22, female, 5’2″ 115 LBS (bond $400K)
All are residents of the block of 1800 Whitney Drive in Hanover Park. Each suspect has been charged with attempted first-degree murder, aggravated battery with a firearm, and armed robbery.
All three are scheduled for court on Tuesday August 29, 2017.
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Edwin Rea, attempted murder suspect, Streamwood.
Javier Lopez, attempted murder suspect, Streamwood.
Valerie Munoz, attempted murder suspect, Streamwood.