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    Elgin Passes Dubious Milestone: Most Gunfire Incidents On Record

    An Elgin man is in custody for allegedly shooting a gun during a domestic argument on Monday.

    On Tuesday at approximately 10:30 p.m., Elgin police officers responded to a call reporting a domestic argument Monday in the 1100 block of Clover Hill Lane.

    During the incident, a handgun was discharged by a male subject while in the residence. The subject was known to the caller.

    Officers located a handgun and evidence of gunfire damage. There were no injuries reported and the adult male was taken into custody without incident.

    The case was reviewed by the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office and the subject was charged with Reckless Discharge of a Firearm, a class 4 felony.

    This is the 65th gunfire incident in Elgin this year, eclipsing the previous record of 64 set in 2016.

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