Shooting Victim Gets Help Near Walmart Store on Rand Rd in Palatine

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Police, firefighters and paramedics from Palatine responded about 2:14 a.m. Sunday, August 14, 2022 to a report that a shooting victim was located near Walmart, 1555 North Rand Road in Palatine.

A male shooting victim in his late teens — or an adult — approached someone and said he had been shot.

The shooting victim was treated by Palatine Fire Department paramedics and transported to Level 1 Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge.




From observations of police activity at the scene, the victim was not shot at the Walmart parking lot or the Walmart store. Police appeared to be searching for casings and evidence along Rand Road about one-half mile southeast of the Walmart store. Police were searching with flashlights as far southeast as about Bayside Drive and then northwest along Rand Road toward the Walmart parking lot.

Ambulance and fire engine from Palatine Fire Department at Walmart just before a shooting victim was transported  to the hospital
Ambulance and fire engine from Palatine Fire Department at Walmart just before a shooting victim was transported to the hospital.

The information in this article is an early report published before any summary information was confirmed or released by police or fire authorities.

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