Sheriff’s Police Investigating Shooting in Ford Heights

Nov 10, 2015Press Release

Cook County Sheriff’s Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man this morning in Ford Heights, Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today.

At approximately 3:10 a.m. today, the victim was sitting in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Atlantis Gentlemen’s Club in the 1800 block of East Lincoln Highway when an unknown man wearing a mask and dark clothing approached the victim’s vehicle on foot, according to the Sheriff’s Police investigation.

A short time later, the victim attempted to leave and the unknown offender shot at the victim multiple times.

The 28-year-old victim was taken to an area hospital for treatment. His injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

The offender may have left the area in a silver, older model Ford Taurus or Mercury Sable with a possible dent on the rear driver’s side.

Sheriff Dart asks anyone with information about the shooting to call Sheriff’s Police at 708-865-4896.