Update: Juvenile In Custody After Naperville Shooting

A juvenile person of interest is in custody following a shooting in Naperville. Police say one person was found shot yesterday at a home in the 25-hundred block of Leach Drive. The victim was sent to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Five local schools were placed on temporary lockdown as authorities investigated.

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On Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at the approximate time of 1:30 p.m., officers were dispatched to a residence in the 2500 block of Leach Drive for the report of a gunshot victim. Police and Fire personnel arrived on scene and located a victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital. The wound is believed to be non-life threatening. Preliminary investigation indicates this was not a random act.

The offenders reportedly fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel. Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown and a shelter in place Naper Notify Alert was sent to surrounding residents.

This is an active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Naperville Police Department at 630-420-6665 and ask for the Investigations Division.