Timeline: More than 400 officers involved in Fox Lake manhunt

  • A helicopter searches at Hickory Avenue and Rollins Road Tuesday as the manhunt continues in Fox Lake for three suspects in the shooting death of 30-year veteran police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz.

    A helicopter searches at Hickory Avenue and Rollins Road Tuesday as the manhunt continues in Fox Lake for three suspects in the shooting death of 30-year veteran police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz. Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report
Updated 9/2/2015 4:42 PM

Seventeen minutes elapsed between the time Fox Lake police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz radioed about three suspicious people on foot and the first reports that the 30-year veteran had been shot. Here's how it unfolded:

7:52 a.m.: Gliniewicz radios to dispatchers that he notices three suspicious people walking on Honing Road.

 

7:55 a.m.: Gliniewicz calls for backup and says he is in a foot chase on Honing Road.

8:01 a.m.: Two officers arrive at Gliniewicz's location on Honing Road.

8:09 a.m.: Backup officers radio to dispatch that an officer is down.

8:25 a.m.: Gliniewicz is pronounced dead.

Authorities swarmed the town area looking for the three suspects, who have not been found. Among those joining the manhunt are:

• More than 400 officers from scores of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

• Eight "special response" teams from the Lake County sheriff's office; McHenry County sheriff's office; Northern Illinois Police Alarm System (NIPAS); Illinois State Police; FBI; Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; Department of Homeland Security and U.S. Marshal Service.

• Six aircraft from the AIR-ONE Emergency Response Coalition, state police, U.S. Coast Guard and FBI.

• Forty-eight K-9 officers and their dogs.

Sources: George Filenko, commander of the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force; Orlando Portillo, deputy Lake County coroner; Lake County sheriff's detective Chris Covelli.

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