CHICAGO (CBS)– The Palatine Police Department responded to a call stating a “murder” had occurred just before 2 a.m. Sunday.
When police arrived on the scene in the 300 block of N. Brockway St., a vehicle in a parking lot started to drive at a high speed and appeared to be intentionally targeting the officers. The vehicle drove off the pavement and onto the grass, striking a local resident and an officer.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Illinois: New Cases Have Nearly Doubled In The Past Month; Infection Rate At Highest Point Since January
Police said the officer, who was struck by the vehicle, discharged his firearm and shot the driver multiple times.
The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
According to police, officers then checked the residence where the initial 9-1-1 call was made and discovered a “deceased female.”
Both the resident and the officer who were struck by the vehicle were treated an area hospital.MORE NEWS: 2 Police Shootings In 2 days In Rockford
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