2 shot in Romeoville at Scene75 Entertainment Center, village officials say

Police said suspect at large but believe they know location; ask people in immediate area to shelter in place

ByMaher Kawash and the ABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Saturday, June 24, 2023
At least 2 shot in Romeoville at entertainment center: officials
Romeoville village officials said at least two people have been shot at Scene75 Entertainment Center on Weber Road Friday night.

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (WLS) -- Romeoville village officials said at least two people have been shot at an entertainment complex in the suburb Friday night.

In a tweet, village officials confirmed Romeoville police had responded to The Scene75 Entertainment Center at 460 South Weber Road for a shooting.

Two people have been taken to area hospitals for treatment, village officials said in their tweet, though they did not release any information about those two people's conditions.

Romeoville police give an update on the shooting at an entertainment complex Friday night.

Romeoville police said they first received 911 calls for shots fired shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Police and village officials are asking people to stay away from the area, where there is a large police presence. Romeoville police said they know who the suspect is and what they are wearing, and believe they are confined to marshland behind the complex. They are now working to apprehend the suspect, including searching the area with drones that can detect heat.

Police said a car chase on I-80/94 was connected to the shooting, and involved a car police said was seen leaving the scene, but the suspect was not inside. The car and the people inside it were taken back to Romeoville for questioning, police said.

No further information was immediately available. Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 815-886-2141.

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