Schaumburg Man Arrested in Attempted Murder Case After Balcony Gunfire 


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SCHAUMBURG, IL – Police arrested a Schaumburg man Thursday after reports of gunfire coming from an apartment balcony.

According to Schaumburg police reports, officers arrested Jacob Tamillo, 37, following reports of gunfire erupting from a balcony around 8:20 p.m. responding to a neighbor complaint at 1200 Cambia Drive.  While investigating the 911 call, officers were startled by the sound of multiple gunshots ringing out from a nearby balcony. 

Witnesses and victims reportedly identified Tamillo as the alleged shooter, citing previous interactions within the neighborhood.

Despite officers’ repeated requests for cooperation, Tamillo reportedly retreated into his apartment, escalating tensions. Tamillo eventual surrender to police with a black handgun along with spent shell casing later recovered from the scene.

Following an investigation, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office approved two counts of Attempted Murder against Tamillo. Tamillo is now awaiting a hearing in the Circuit Court of Cook County.


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