Elmhurst police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:13 p.m. Saturday October 28, 2017 to a report of a crash and possibly shots fired at York Road and Diversey Avenue. Upon arrival they discovered a 65-year-old man was shot in the face after the crash. The suspects had already fled.
The man was transported by paramedics to Elmhurst Hospital, where he was listed in serious condition.
Police investigators immediately secured video surveillance images from area businesses nearby on Grand Avenue and from businesses nearby on York Road.
Initially, police investigators believe the shooting and crash were related to a road rage incident.
Saturday afternoon police were seeking two females for investigation. One was reported to have been wearing a cat costume and armed with a handgun.
The two females were reported to have fled southbound on York Road from Diversey Avenue in a gray sedan with multiple passenger inside.
Police are urging the driver and occupants of the vehicle involved in the road rage incident to turn themselves in at the Elmhurst Police Department, 125 East First St., or to call authorities at 630-530-3050.
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