Man, 52, injured, gunman shot by officers in new Lenox IL

By | December 20, 2021

Shooting in new Lenox IL – Authorities with the New Lenox Police Deputy responded to a domestic disturbance report Monday morning, a response which ended with one person shot and the shooter himself later shot by police, New Lenox Police Deputy Chief Micah Nuesse says.

According to the New Lenox police Departments, officials responded to a domestic disturbance call in the 1900 block of Grand Prairie Drive at about 4:12 a.m. A 52-year-old man was shot by a 21-year-old relative. Another family member tried to intervene and was beaten by the 21-year-old man. The 21-year-old man then fled the home.

Officers from an assisting police department later located the unnamed 21-year-old man and tried to arrest him. The 21-year-old man was shot and was taken to Silver Cross Hospital, after he engaged the officials. The 52-year-old man who was shot at the home was also taken to Silver Cross Hospital.

No details concerning the severity of the both men’s injuries. New Lenox Police Department is investigation the domestic disturbance incident, while the Will Grundy Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the officer involved shooting, police said.

Police said that this was an isolated incident, and that there is no further threat to the New Lenox community.

This story will be updated.