At approximately 5:40 a.m., a home invasion occurred in the 400 block of South Highland Ave. The suspects entered the home, demanded property, and threatened a young female resident. A member of the household confronted one of the suspects who was armed. A struggle ensued and the suspect’s gun was discharged, striking the resident. The suspects then fled the scene. At this time, the resident is in stable condition, with no life-threatening injuries.
Suspects are described as three black males in their late teens or possibly early 20’s wearing hooded sweatshirts (one red, one grey, and one blue) and driving a gray or dark colored sedan.
Shortly before these crimes occurred, a similar home-invasion crime was reported in Wheaton. Lombard Police are working closely with Wheaton Police Department and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office to determine whether the two crimes are related.
Lombard Police are asking anyone with information and neighboring residents with any home video surveillance to share call the Lombard Police Department at (630)873-4400.
Residents are reminded to always dial 9-1-1 if they encounter suspicious activity.