Two in custody after shot fired outside Gurnee library

By Jonah Nink
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 9/21/2022 6:57 PM

Two juveniles are in custody after a shot was fired Monday afternoon outside the Warren-Newport Public Library, Gurnee police said Tuesday.

At 3:36 p.m., police were called to reports of a fight at the library, 224 N. O'Plaine Road.


Witnesses reported that multiple juveniles were involved in a fight in the library parking lot.

Authorities said one juvenile pulled a gun and fired a round, causing all involved to flee before police arrived. No one was injured.

Two juveniles were taken into custody later that evening and charged with firearm possession and discharge, authorities said.

Anyone with information about the case should call the Gurnee Police Department at (847) 599-7000.

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