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Police investigating report of gunshots in northeast Oak Park

May 28, 2019 – At about 8:50 a.m., today (Tues., May 28) Oak Park Police responded to reports of gunshots heard in the vicinity of Division Street and Harvey Avenue.

Officers were near simultaneously responding to a report of a gunshot victim being treated at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park. The victim, a 21-year-old Chicago woman, later died of her injuries.

Working with the Chicago Police Department, investigators determined that the two incidents may have related to a shooting that had just occurred in the 1200 block of North Mason Avenue in Chicago.

Witnesses where the gunshots were heard in Oak Park reported seeing a black vehicle flee north in the alley west of Harvey Avenue and a gray auto flee south on Harvey Avenue. Several shell casings were recovered near the intersection of Division and Harvey.

No injuries were reported in Oak Park.

The Chicago Police Department has taken the lead in the investigation, but anyone with information may the Oak Park Police Department at 708.386.3800. Information also may be provided anonymously by calling 708.434.1636 or online at