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    Two Injured In New Shooting In Elgin

    Two men suffered gunshot wounds this morning on Columbia Avenue just west of Rt 25.

    At approximately 5:45 a.m. this morning, officers responded to the 500 block of Columbia Avenue for a reported shooting.

    While en route to the location, it was determined that two adult male victims with apparent gunshot wounds had arrived at an area hospital for treatment of what appears to be non-life threating injuries.

    Officers on scene located evidence of gunfire and property damage.

    Detectives from the Major Investigations Division and Special Investigations Division are actively investigating the case and updates will be provided as they become available. If you have information that may assist, please call 847-289-2600 or to text a tip, send a message to 847411 and include “ELGINPD” in the beginning of the text, along with the message and/or tip information.

    You can also visit www.cityofelgin.org/crimetip for more crime tip options.

    This is the second gunfire incident in two days, and the 57th of 2021. The record for gunshot incidents in Elgin is 64, set in 2016.

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