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October 2, 2019 8:03 PM

Elmhurst Police Investigating Incident at Elmhurst Hospital

Elmhurst Police are investigating a shooting incident that has occured in the parking lot of Elmhurst Hospital. The victim has been removed to the emergency room for treatment and there is no longer a threat to others. There is limited access to the...

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Latest Update:

October 3, 2019 10:50 AM


Press Release
For Immediate Release
October 3, 2019, 10:15 a.m.

Authority:
Chief Michael Ruth
Elmhurst Police Department
630-530-3050


Elmhurst Police investigating shooting incident at Elmhurst Hospital – latest update
Elmhurst, IL- Elmhurst Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the parking lot of Elmhurst Hospital on Wednesday, October 2, 2019.

At approximately 7pm on Wednesday, October 2nd, police responded to a “man with gun” situation in the west parking lot of Elmhurst Hospital after a woman suffering from a gunshot wound entered the emergency room. Police arrived at the scene within minutes and found a man in the west parking lot in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was brought into the emergency room by Elmhurst Fire Department Paramedics for treatment and died a short time later. The woman initially told police that her father had shot her and then shot himself in the hospital parking lot.

The male, 73 year old Robert Shek, resided in the 300 block of south Rex in Elmhurst, IL.

The female, 44 year old Imelda Shek, has been transported to Loyola hospital and is undergoing treatment.

During the course of the response, the hospital was briefly placed on lockdown to ensure the safety of the patients and staff. The incident was contained to the parking lot of the hospital and the lockdown was quickly lifted and routine operations resumed.

This incident remains under investigation.

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June 11, 2019 2:30 PM

NB LANE CLOSED AT YORK & 290 BRIDGE

A northbound lane at York St. & 290 Bridge is closed due to a truck hitting the bridge. Commuters are advised to avoid the area.

May 1, 2019 3:06 PM

POWER LINE DOWN ON WEST AVE

Elmhurst Police have reported a power line down on West Ave., just south of Lake Street. All traffic is shut down at Babcock and West Ave. and power is out in the area. Nana's hot dog lot is shut down due to the power outage. Com Ed is at the scene....

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Latest Update:

May 1, 2019 4:16 PM

WEST AVENUE IS NW OPEN

February 25, 2019 5:28 PM

Elmhurst Fire Department is responding to a fire alarm at 187 N. York Street

Elmhurst Fire Department is responding to a fire alarm at 187 N. York Street. York Street is closed in both directions between Third and Second Street. Commuters are advised to avoid this area.

Latest Update:

February 25, 2019 6:00 PM

York Street is reopen in both directions