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Footage from the Vernon Hills Police Department press conference Wednesday, which detailed the events of a shooting in the morning between an officer and a 53-year-old man from Mundelein.
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Police are investigating a shooting inside the Vernon Hills Police Department.
Police say a man, now identified as Howard R. Lazarus, 54, of Mundelein, walked into the lobby of the police department and said he wanted to file an accident report.
When an officer entered the lobby to meet with him, Lazarus reportedly pointed a gun at the officer. The officer drew his gun and fired at the Lazarus, hitting him at least once.
Lazarus was taken to the hospital and is listed in fair condition.
This is the first police-involved shooting in the history of the Vernon Hills Police Department.
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