University Park Targeted Attack: 3 Teens Shot; One Critically Injured


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UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. – A chilling targeted attack early Saturday in Unincorporated University Park left three teenagers shot.

According to Will County Sheriff’s reports officers arrived on the scene on W. Wolpers Road around 4:30 AM, when deputies found the teens with multiple gunshot wounds.  Multiple victims bleeding out at the scene with first responders turning to using tourniquets and chest seals to control bleeding. Two of the teens are now in stable condition in a local hospital, but a 17-year-old has been airlifted to a Chicago hospital in critical condition.

Preliminary investigations reportedly indicate shots were fired through a specific window, striking all three victims. Will County Sheriff Mike Kelley commended deputies for their lifesaving efforts. 

An investigation into the incident remains ongoing.


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