At least 4 injured after pepper spray released near Six Flags Great America entrance: officials

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Tuesday, May 30, 2023
4 hurt after pepper spray released outside Six Flags Great America
At least four people were injured after pepper spray was released outside Six Flags Great America, the Gurnee, IL fire department said.

GURNEE, Ill. (WLS) -- Multiple people were injured outside Six Flags Great America on Monday evening after someone released pepper spray near the main entrance.

Officials said at least four people had to be treated at the Gurnee amusement park in the far north suburbs. Two people are now in the hospital.

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Gurnee police are still looking into who released the spray. They did not provide a description of any potential suspects.

Officials did not immediately provide further information about the incident.

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