Reported Accidental Firearm Discharge Hits Wife at House on Avondale Lane Near Almond Lane, Hoffman Estates on Christmas Eve

Hoffman Estates police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 11:29 PM Sunday December 24, 2017 to a report of an unknown medical problem at a house on Avondale Lane near the intersection of Avondale Lane and Almond Lane Hoffman Estates, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics first received a report of an unknown medical problem, and then were informed that a firearm accidentally discharged and hit a husband’s wife.

Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that the husband was driving his wife to the hospital on their own by about 11:31 p.m. Police and firefighter/paramedics checked the house, but the couple apparently arrived at Alexian Brothers Medical Center by about 11:36 p.m. with the wife suffering a gunshot wound to the chest.

Hoffman Estates police are investigating.

Apparently there was no patient contact by Hoffman Estates firefighter/paramedics.

FIRE/MEDIC UNITS ASSIGNED …

ENGINE(S): E21

EMS: A23 (returned) A21 (available and assigned)

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