Fox Lake Police Investigating an “Accidental Gunshot” on Eagle Point Rd Near Pistakee Lake

Fox Lake police and Fox Lake firefighter/paramedics responded about 2:34 p.m. Sunday April 29, 2018 to a report of a serious injury from an accidental gunshot in the block of 100 Eagle Point Road in Fox Lake. Police on the scene discovered a 72 year-old man with a gunshot wound.

The man was transported to Centegra Northern Illinois Medical Center in McHenry, where he was pronounced dead.

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is assisting Fox Lake Police Department with the investigation. The man was possibly cleaning his gun when the fatal incident occurred.


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