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Police investigating shooting at 14 Chicago Ave.

Dec. 27, 2022 - The Oak Park Police Department is actively investigating what is believed to be a targeted shooting that took place at 14 Chicago Ave. Tuesday evening.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 8:38 p.m. The victim, 27-year-old Chicago resident Dennis Johnson, was located at the rear of the facility with multiple gunshot wounds. He was transported by a Chicago Fire Department ambulance for medical attention, but succumbed to his injuries. 

The preliminary police investigation indicates that Johnson was targeted by an assailant(s). Oak Park Police have no reason to believe that there is any active threat to the community at this time.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Oak Park Police Department at 708.386.3800. Information may be provided anonymously by calling 708.434.1636 or online at