Local Police Reports, Park Forest

One Shot During Armed Robbery On Minocqua

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Police have your back, this one at the Officer Tim Jones Street Dedication, March 19, 2018. (Photo: Gary Kopycinski)(

Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- One person was shot during an armed robbery on Minocqua Street, suffering a “non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg,” according to a statement from police.

Officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Minocqua Street on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police said. Upon arrival, officers discovered two victims of an armed robbery, one of whom had been shot.

The initial investigation indicates that the incident is drug-related, according to police. As this is still an active investigation, police are not releasing additional information at this time.

“Anyone who has information about this incident is urged to call the Investigations Division at (708) 748-1309,” police said in the statement.