One person was killed and several others, including four police officers, were wounded in a shooting in the Aurora suburb of Chicago. The four injured officers are "stable," according to Aurora spokesperson Clayton Muhammed, and hospitals are receiving the wounded. Police apprehended the shooter, whom they say is "no longer a threat."
Active Shooter Incident has been secured. Shooter is no longer a threat to the area. Continued police presence will remain as investigation continues. Parents please contact your local school districts for dismissal plan https://t.co/P4y7X7K4og— Aurora (IL) Police (@AuroraPoliceIL) February 15, 2019
Schools in the area were on lockdown and police encouraged civilians to stay inside until the search for the shooter was over.
According to a tweet from the ABC7 Chicago team, the shooting broke out in an industrial building in the Chicago area.
BREAKING: The @ABC7Chicago I-Team reports multiple casualties in the Chicago suburb of Aurora. This is an active shooting at an industrial building.— Rob Elgas (@RobElgasABC7) February 15, 2019
NBC News identifies the site of the shooting as the Henry Pratt building, a manufacturing plant.
This is a developing story. Please check back with Charisma News later on for more updates.
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