Man shot dead in Addison after standoff, crash

October 16, 2012 7:28:58 AM PDT
Police in west suburban Addison fatally shot a man after they say he opened fire on them.

The incident began as an investigation into a hit-and-run accident at approximately 5:40 p.m. Monday near Lake Street and Lombard Road near Addison Trail High School.

No one was hurt in the traffic accident, but when police tried to talk to the man, they say he holed himself up in a house.

Police say George R. Scoville, 47, fired his weapon numerous times at officers. Scoville was struck and by return gunfire and transported to Glen Oaks Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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