The Oak Park Police Department is investigating an instance of gunfire that broke out just after midnight on Memorial Day near Roosevelt Road and Cuyler Avenue. One person was left with minor injuries.
The 34-year-old male victim told police the incident began with an argument with an unknown man at a Berwyn business in the 6300 block of Roosevelt Road, according to a release from the village of Oak Park. After leaving the victim left the business, an unknown vehicle reportedly pulled up next to him and began firing at the victim and the victim’s companion. The victim was shot twice in the leg.
The victim’s companion, a registered gun owner per the village of Oak Park, returned fire and the offending vehicle fled northbound from the scene.
The victim was taken to Rush Oak Park Hospital, where he was treated for the two gunshot wounds.