Palatine police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 5:40 AM Monday April 30, 2018 to a report of a person with self-inflicted gunshot wound near Illinois Avenue and Plum Grove Road Palatine, Il. Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a man shot himself and was down on the ground. A woman arrived at the Palatine Police Department headquarters and reported that her husband shot himself.
Police on arrival reported the man was down in a courtyard — possibly near Fern Court.
Palatine firefighter/paramedics reported by 5:47 a.m. that the victim was dead at the scene.
Palatine police were conducting a death investigation Monday morning. Witnesses in the area reported that a Palatine crime scene van is at the scene, but that the MCAT van (Major Case Assistance Team van) was not on the scene as of 9:00 a.m.
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