Fox Lake Police Shooting Leaves Suspect Dead, Woman Wounded

(Fox Lake, IL) One person is dead after being shot by police in Fox Lake. Authorities say they responded late on Sunday night to a residence where a Wauconda man had allegedly damaged a vehicle and threw a golf club at a man. As police informed the suspect that he was under arrest, he reportedly pulled a knife. After being told by officers to drop the weapon…he allegedly lunged at the officers who opened fire. The unidentified 47-year-old died at the scene…an acquaintance, a 43-year-old Fox Lake woman, was hit in the leg by gunfire and treated at the hospital. The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is investigating.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WLIP News (5-30-23)