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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick

PRESS RELEASE

Contact Information: Domrose #563 ~ 630.407.2010

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Sheriff Investigates a Shooting

Update~Jeremy H. Harris (dob/03/14/96) of South Bend Indiana has been charged with Aggravated Battery Discharge of a Firearm, Attempted Armed Robbery with a Firearm, Aggravated Battery – Great Bodily Harm, Aggravated Discharge of a Firearm, Aggravated Unlawful Use of a Weapon/No FOID in the shooting that occurred in unincorporated Willowbrook on Monday evening.  

It is alleged that Harris attempted to rob the victim at gunpoint, a struggle ensued between Harris and the victim. During the struggle,   the weapon discharged injuring the victim. Harris fled the scene and was apprehended a short time later. During the investigation it was confirmed this was an isolated incident. 

Harris will be in bond court this morning at 8:00am. 

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The DuPage County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an incident that occurred last night in unincorporated Willowbrook. 

Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call of a nonfatal shooting that took place at approximately 9:15pm at the 16w500 block of Honeysuckle Lane. The Sheriff’s Office believes this an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public. 

The incident is still under investigation and no further information is available at this time.