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Shorewood police shoot and kill suspect who shot near La Quinta Inn

CHICAGO (CBS)– Shorewood police shot and killed a suspect who fired during a confrontation near a La Quinta Inn Monday night.

Police say Shorewood officers responded to the parking lot of the La Quinta Inn, located at 19747 Frontage Rd., just after 11:30 p.m. for a man requesting an ambulance.

Police said officers found an armed man in a vehicle in the back of the parking lot. Officers attempted to convince the man to lay down his weapon.

“After a short standoff, the man fired his weapon and a Shorewood officer returned fire, striking the man,” police said.

The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene.

The shooting is being investigated by the Will-Grundy Major Crimes Task Force.


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