3 suspects sought after automatic weapon fired into the air in Aurora: police

Police in the suburbs are searching for three suspects after they fired an automatic weapon into the air on Tuesday.

The incident began around 12:30 p.m. in west suburban Aurora in the 200 block of Hill Avenue. Police responded to a report of shots fired. They witnessed the three suspects in a vehicle driving erratically. One suspect was hanging out the window shooting an automatic weapon.

Police say officers pursued the vehicle as it fled into the Village of Oswego. Officers eventually lost sight of the vehicle after it jumped a median.

Moments later, police located the vehicle empty at the intersection of Waterbury Circle and Ogden Falls Boulevard in the Ogden Falls neighborhood.

The suspects are described as the following:

  • Subject #1, black male with black dreadlocks, white tee shirt, grey sweatpants, red shoes
  • Subject #2, black male with black dreadlocks, navy sports jersey, black pants/white strip down side, dark shoes
  • Subject #3, black male with short hair, white tee shirt, jean shorts, white shoes, may have black cap

The three suspects are believed to be in their 20s and considered armed.

During the investigation, a nearby homeowner provided police with surveillance video of the suspects.

The investigation is ongoing. The suspects are not in custody.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Aurora Police Department at 630-256-5500.