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Naperville Police investigate shooting, seek information


Above / Individuals and/or witnesses with information regarding the shooting in the parking lot along Van Buren Ave. are encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department Investigations Division at (630) 420-6665. (PN file photos are used to help flag online reports about Naperville Police Department responses to emergency calls and Crime Stoppers, always reminding readers that keeping the community safe is everyone’s responsibility. Be alert. Drive carefully. Stay safe.) 

At approximately 11:47PM Sat., March 11, 2023, Naperville Police Officers responded to a parking lot in the 0 hundred block of West Van Buren Avenue to a report of a shooting.

Upon arrival, Officers located a male victim who suffered a gunshot to his leg. The Naperville Fire Department arrived and transported the victim to the hospital and his injuries are non-life threatening.

The preliminary investigation indicates that the victim and the person who shot him were known to each other prior to this incident. The exact relationship is still under investigation.

The victim was able to provide details that led to a traffic stop of the suspect vehicle and a person of interest was subsequently taken into custody. At this time, there have been no charges filed as the investigation of this incident continues.

Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Naperville Police Department at (630) 420-6665 and ask for the Investigations Division.

Report submitted by Naperville Police Department Public Information Office.


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