Person shot at unincorp. Wheaton bar; suspect in custody, police say

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Saturday, December 23, 2023
Person shot at unincorp. Wheaton bar, police say
A person was shot at Rosie O Reilly's bar Friday morning in unincorporated Wheaton and a suspect is in custody, police said.

WHEATON, Ill. (WLS) -- A person was shot at a bar Friday morning in the west suburbs.

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Officers responded around 8;40 a.m. to Rosie O Reilly's, 0N131 Gary Avenue, in unincorporated Wheaton, the DuPage County Sheriff's Office said.

One person was found shot at the scene, police said. The victim's condition was not immediately known.

A person was taken into custody at the scene, police said. The incident was isolated and there is no longer any threat to the public.

Nearby Wheaton North High School was placed on a soft lockdown as a precaution as police investigated the shooting.

Gary Avenue was shut down between Harrison Avenue and Prairie as police continue to investigate.

No further information about the shooting was immediately available.

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