BERWYN, Ill. (CBS) — A man was shot and killed Thursday at a restaurant in Berwyn.
At 11:25 a.m., Berwyn police were called to the Jelly Jam Restaurant at 6300 W. Cermak Rd., at Highland Avenue, for calls about a shooting inside the restaurant.READ MORE: Woodstock Woman's Car Gets Damaged, Then Insurance Company Refuses To Pay Because She Called Police 2 Hours Too Late
Officers found several witnesses and a man who had been a customer for the restaurant who had been shot. The man was rushed to an area hospital, where he died.
Witnesses described the gunman as an African-American male standing 5 feet 8 inches tall with a slender build. He was wearing a black jacket with a white or light-colored hoodie underneath, dark ants, and a purple mask.READ MORE: Colin Powell, First Black Secretary Of State, Dies At 84 Of Complications From COVID-19
After the shooting, the suspect ran from the scene north on Highland Avenue and west through a yard. Police set up a perimeter and put up a helicopter to try to find him, but failed to do so.
Police said the incident appears to be isolated.MORE NEWS: Jubilant And Inspired Fans, Booming Businesses Near Wintrust Arena As Chicago Sky Win WNBA Championship
Berwyn police asked anyone with information to call the Criminal Investigations Unit at (708) 795-2160.