A male offender is dead after two-day crime spree that ended in a shootout with Kane County Sheriff’s deputies at Randall Road and Fabyan Parkway in Geneva Wednesday afternoon May 24, 2023, according to Kane County Sheriff Ron Hain (Shannon Halligan/SkyCam9/WGN). YouTube Tips ⓘ
A suspected carjacker is dead after a shootout with Kane County Sheriff’s deputies near the intersection of Fabyan Parkway and Randall Road in Geneva that occurred just before 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2023. A police K-9 was also killed during the shootout.
A vehicle with the suspect was located with a License Plate Reader, and a pursuit began on Randall Road near Silver Glen in South Elgin, according to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect was pursued in a vehicle chase south on Randall Road for about seven miles to the intersection of Randall Road and Fabyan Parkway. The offender exited the vehicle and presented a handgun as K-9 Hudson was deployed at the intersection of Randall Road and Fabyan Parkway. There was a struggle, and Kane County Sheriff’s Deputies returned fire at the suspect.
K-9 Hudson was struck and killed. The suspect was also shot and killed.
K-9 Hudson was a Dutch Shepherd and worked as a narcotics detection K-9.
Three deputies, who did not initially report injuries, were transported to the hospital per procedure in police-involved shootings.
The deceased suspect had been on a “crime spree” for about 48 hours prior to the vehicle pursuit, according to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
An armored Bearcat vehicle was on the scene immediately after shootout.
**Avoid the area around Walmart in Batavia at Fabyan Parkway and Randall Road**
Large police presence for ongoing investigation. The public is NOT in danger. This is an isolated incident.
Please use an alternate route from Fabyan Parkway south to Main Street. Thank you.
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