Gunman opens fire in Illinois building, multiple people hurt


CHICAGO (Reuters) – A gunman opened fire in an industrial building in Aurora, Illinois on Friday, city and law enforcement officials said, and local and national media reported that at least several people were wounded by gunfire before a suspect was taken into custody.

“We have an active shooter incident at 641 Archer Av. This is an active scene. Please avoid the area,” the Aurora Police Department said in a tweet at about 2:20 p.m. central time, adding that additional details would be forthcoming.

The city of Aurora later tweeted about 40 minutes later that a suspect had been arrested.

“EMERGENCY UPDATE | 3 p.m. THE SHOOTER HAS BEEN APPREHENDED! The area is still on lock down! More information will be…

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