Here we go again-this has got to stop! The officer has died and the search is still on for three suspects.
Police are searching for one black male and two armed white males in far north suburban Fox Lake after an officer was shot and killed in the area. Unconfirmed dispatch reports indicated the suspects might have taken the officer’s gun and pepper spray:
AUDIO OF POLICE CALLS FOR HELP:
Chief Doug Larsson with the Lake County Sheriff’s office said the department, along with several other suburban departments, are using canines and helicopters to search for the three suspects who are armed and dangerous.
A high school in Fox Lake was put on lockdown amid the police activity.
The school said a “police matter is occurring in the community and for the safety of our students and staff they have requested we remain locked down.”
Roads in the area were seen being blocked off as police investigate. Police were also seen searching wooded areas with dogs and officers from neighboring towns were involved in what appeared to be a search.
Metra said that trains will likely be stopped in either direction on the Milwaukee North Line due to the police activity in Fox Lake. The Ingleside Metra station was closed until further notice and riders were bussed from the Fox Lake station to Long Lake, officials said.