Sheriff’s Police Seek Public’s Help to Identify Male Offenders in Connection with Shooting, Attempted Catalytic Converter Theft

Oct 17, 2023Press Release

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff’s Police are seeking the public’s help to identify two male offenders who shot at a victim in unincorporated Northfield Township after he saw them attempting to steal a catalytic converter from a parked vehicle.

At approximately 2:40 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, Cook County Sheriff’s Police responded to a call of shots fired at an apartment complex near the 3600 block of Salem Walk.

Upon arrival, officers learned that the victim, who was uninjured, saw two male suspects near a vehicle in the parking lot apparently attempting to steal the vehicle’s catalytic converter. When the victim made eye contact with one of the male offenders, the offender produced a firearm and fired repeatedly toward the victim before both offenders fled the scene. No one was injured in the incident.

Sheriff’s Police found multiple shell casings at the scene. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s Police detectives at 708-865-4896 or 847-635-1188.