Stolen Merch attempt ends badly for Three at Dick’s Saturday


Share post:

SCHERERVILLE – An attempt to steal merchandise from a Dick’s Sporting Goods over the weekend ended with three in custody and one of the trio in the hospital.

According to Schererville Police Department, it happened around 4:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon when police were called to Dick’s Sporting Goods at 101 Indianapolis Blvd and ran into the trio trying to flee the scene with stolen merchandise. 

During the getaway attempt, the suspects tried running their vehicle into a police squad SUV.  Officers responding to the scene shot at the fleeing subjects, hitting one.  That person is now hospitalized, their condition unknown.  The two other suspects in the vehicle were taken into custody.

The area remained blocked off for hours while an investigation and cleanup took place.  The shooting remains under investigation by the Lake County Sheriff’s Department.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Eight hospitalized, two dead after “bad batch” of Drugs found in Kankakee County 

KANKAKEE - The Kankakee County Coroner’s Office is warning residents of a bad batch of drugs that sent eight...

Fuel leak caused by passing Train causes Momence road closure, cleanup underway 

MOMENCE - A fuel leak that’s believed to have come from a train moving through the area has caused...

Shooting inside Coal City restaurant Saturday leaves chaotic scene, two dead 

COAL CITY - Two people are dead after a shooting inside a crowded restaurant early Saturday morning. According to the...

Plainfield Family creates wild Halloween love letter to Stranger Things iconic scene 

PLAINFIELD - A local Halloween display is attracting global attention for the mystery behind it.  The display features a replica...