Bartlett police investigating 'shooting incident' on Route 59

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Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Route 59 closed in Bartlett after 'shooting incident': police
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Part of Route 59 in Bartlett was closed Wednesday after a "shooting incident."

BARTLETT, Ill. (WLS) -- A portion of Route 59 in Bartlett reopened after several hours Wednesday, after police investigated a "shooting incident" there.

Bartlett police tweeted just before 11 a.m. that there was a "shooting incident involving a vehicle" near the intersection of Route 59 and Army Trail Road.

No one was hurt, police said. Police also said they do not believe this was a random act of violence.

Route 59 was temporarily closed between Army Trail and Smith roads. It reopened to traffic just before 4:30 p.m.

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Chopper7HD captured police officers appearing to canvas the area after 11 a.m., taking photos.