Elgin SHooting

1 Dead, 5 Hurt After Shooting at Gathering in Suburban Elgin, Police Say

There was no immediate update on the conditions of the other victims in the shooting

A three-story apartment building, with yellow police tape in front of the front door, is seen after a shooting in Elgin on April 10
Lisa Chavarria

At least six people were shot, one fatally, during a gathering in suburban Elgin early Sunday morning, police say.

According to authorities, the six individuals were attending a gathering in the 800 block of Congdon Avenue just before 2 a.m. when gunfire erupted.

Five victims were transported to area hospitals to be treated for gunshot wounds, with a sixth later walking into a hospital, according to police.

One of those victims later died from their injuries, police said. That victim has not yet been identified, pending notification of family.

Police believe that the shooting was an “isolated incident” and said there is no ongoing threat to the public at this time.

There are no suspects in custody, and police did not provide updates on the conditions of the other victims in the shooting.

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