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Suspect in custody after threat prompts Glenview school lockdowns

(GLENVIEW) A suspect is in custody for allegedly threatening a high school student in north suburban Glenview Wednesday, prompting lockdowns at two schools.

A staff member at Glenbrook South Off-Campus High School, 1835 Landwehr Road, called police at 3:29 p.m. after a student reported that someone threatened him in the parking lot, according to a statement from Glenview police. The suspect implied that he had a weapon before walking away from the area.

Glenbrook South High School and Winkelman School were placed on a lockdown in response to the potential threat while officers searched a nearby neighborhood, police said. The suspect was located and taken into custody, but no weapon was found.

The incident remains under investigation and charges against the suspect are pending, police said.

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Police Investigating Bolingbrook Shooting Deaths

Photo Credit; MorgueFile.com
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By ick Gale, WLS News

Bolingbrook High School was under a soft lockdown this morning after a shooting nearby left two people dead. According to Bolingbrook High School officials, the lockdown, which was in place for less than one hour, was lifted around 11 a.m.

The lockdown was at the request of Bolingbrook police only as a precautionary measure.

Bolingbrook police confirm two people were killed near Veteran’s Parkway and Remington, about two blocks from the high school. Additional details have not been released.


Lockdown lifted at Geneva hospital after report of armed intruder

(GENEVA)  A “hard lockdown” was in place for about an hour at a west suburban hospital Tuesday morning after an armed man threatened a visitor.

The man entered Delnor Hospital in Geneva about 10 a.m. and made the threat while holding a non-firearm weapon, hospital spokesman Chris King said. Police were called and the hospital was immediately put on lockdown, he said.

The lockdown was lifted about 11 a.m. after police confirmed the man had left the hospital campus, King said. No one was injured, and the hospital was operating normally as of 11:40 a.m.

A “soft lockdown” remained in place at nearby Williamsburg and Heartland elementary schools as police continue to search for the man, according to the city of Geneva website.

The hospital is located at 300 Randall Rd.; Williamsburg Elementary is at 1812 Williamsburg Ave.; and Heartland is at 3300 Heartland Dr.

Police did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

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