This is the 58th gunfire incident in Elgin this year. The record, set in 2016, is 64.
In Thursday’s incident, officers responded to a call at 7:04pm reporting shots fired in the 300 block of Watres Place, just east of Rt. 25 and north of Villa Avenue.
No evidence of injuries was identified, but police indicated in a press release that damage to property was evident.
Detectives from the Special Investigations Group are actively investigating at this time. If you have information that may assist, please call 847-289-2600 or to text a tip, send a message to 847411. Please 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.