Three People Stabbed in Crystal Lake on Edgewood Ave — Suspect in Custody in “Domestic Dispute”


Police and firefighter/paramedics from Crystal Lake responded about 7:30 p.m. Thursday October 24, 2019 to a report that multiple people were stabbed in the block of 100 Edgewood Avenue in Crystal Lake.

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Police arrived to find two men with stab wounds to their abdomens and a third with “minor lacerations” to his arms, police said. Police secured the scene and firefighter/paramedics moved up to the scene where the victims were located. The men with abdominal wounds were transported to a hospital. At least one of the victims was transferred to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital.

The third man with minor lacerations to his arms was treated and released at the scene.

The stabbing suspect — a male age 42 from Rockton — was at large for a short time, but was located by police and taken into custody. According to police, the stabbing was apparently related to “a domestic situation.”

Charges against the male suspect are pending. Police stated there is “no danger to the public.”

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