Woman wounded after gunman opens fire with shotgun in Lakemoor
LAKEMOOR, Ill. - A woman was wounded in a shooting while sitting in her car Wednesday morning in northwest suburban Lakemoor.
The 28-year-old got into her car around 3 a.m. in the 31700 block of North Jennifer Lane when a gunman appeared and opened fire at her with a shotgun, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.
The woman drove roughly half a mile toward the police station where she was found by a Lakemoor police sergeant who heard her shouting for help, police said.
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She was bleeding from the head and was taken to an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, police said.
The gunman fled on foot westbound and is believed to have gotten into a vehicle roughly a half-mile away.
Police said they believe the shooting was targeted and there is no threat to the community.