July 22 Shooting
On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at approximately 9:48 a.m., Skokie police officers responded to a 9-1-1 call reporting that shots were fired by a male dressed in black clothing, riding a maroon motorcycle, near the 8000 block of McCormick Boulevard, Skokie, Illinois.
The Evanston Police Department notified the Skokie Police Department that the shooting victim, who was in the passenger seat of another vehicle, was driven to the hospital after receiving a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was subsequently pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.
This is an ongoing investigation and the Skokie Police Department is pursuing all investigative leads. Investigators do not believe this was a random incident. There have been no arrests as of this time.
Enjoy the Skokie Farmers’ Market!
Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the Skokie Farmers’ Market on Sundays this season. The Skokie Farmers’ market is conveniently located in the Village Hall parking lot, 5127 Oakton. Hours are 7:30 a.m. until 12:45 p.m. Check out some of the activities scheduled:
- August 3 – Folk singer Richard Northup performs
- August 17 – Jazz guitarist Doug Blake performs
- September 7 – Document Destruction event from 9 a.m. to noon
- September 21 – Children's entertainer RC Juggle
Last Call to Participate!
Skokie Through the Lens 2014 Photo Exhibit
Do you see beautiful things around the community and are tempted to snap a photo? Go for it and then submit it to the Skokie through the Lens Community Photo Exhibit!