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Posted on: December 8, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Lombard Police Update - Dec. 8, 2022

Lombard Police Department News 395

12/8/2022 -11:40 PM

At approximately 4:05 p.m. on December 8, 2022, Lombard Police responded to a call for an armed robbery in progress at a retail store in the 0-100 block of West Roosevelt Road.   

Responding police officers encountered two male suspects in the vicinity of Ann Street and Lincoln Street.  Preliminary investigation shows one suspect opened fire on the police officers.  Police returned fire, and one officer was struck and one suspect was struck.  Both the suspect and the police officer were transported to an area hospital.  

The male suspect was declared deceased and the police officer remains hospitalized, undergoing surgery for his injuries at this time.  A second suspect is currently in custody with charges pending. 

The DuPage County Metropolitan Emergency Response and Investigative Team (MERIT), the Public Integrity Unit, and the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office were immediately notified and have begun an independent investigation into the incident. 

No further details are available at this time.   

Photo of suspect holding gun and shattered car door window

12/8/22 ORIGINAL POST: There is currently a heavy police presence in the area of Ann Street between Lincoln and Main in response to an armed robbery.  Police are continuing to investigate. A police officer and suspect have been shot.  Since this is an active investigation, no further details are available at this time.  Lombard Police are asking drivers to avoid the area while the investigation continues. 

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