Aurora Police Investigating Shooting of Person on South LaSalle St Near Center Ave, Aurora


Police and firefighter/paramedics from Aurora, Illinois responded just after 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10, 2019 to multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting that a person was shot in the block of 400 South LaSalle Street. The shooting scene is a residential neighborhood just east of Route 25, and east and south of downtown Aurora.

Aurora police and firefighter/paramedics responded to the address and found a 29-year-old man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Aurora Fire Department paramedics treated and transported the man to an area hospital, according to Aurora Police Department. The male shooting victim was transferred by a medical transport helicopter to a Chicago area hospital for additional treatment. According to Aurora police, he was listed in “critical but stable condition” by about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Aurora Police Department detectives responded to the scene and began interviewing potential witnesses, canvassing the area and investigating the specific circumstances of the incident. Evidence Technicians from Aurora Police’s Evidence Unit also responded to the scene to identify and collect forensic evidence from the shooting.

Detectives are still investigating the circumstances of the incident. Anyone with any potential information about what happened is asked to call Aurora Police’s Investigations Division at 630-256-5500 or call Crime Stoppers at 630-892-1000 where you can remain anonymous.

Breaking news is often delayed from this community. Aurora Police Department uses secure dispatch radio communications that cannot be monitored by the public or media, and the police department does not provide consistent real-time or near real-time online notification for incidents in their community.

The information in this article was initially an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities, and this CARDINAL NEWS article was updated Friday October 11,2019 at 9:58 a.m.


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