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