1 wounded in shooting at Darien Wal-Mart; Police seek suspect

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DARIEN, Ill.  — Police say one person is injured after a shooting inside a suburban Chicago Wal-Mart store and it appears to be an isolated incident.

Darien Police Deputy Chief John Cooper said in a Thursday statement that officers were dispatched to the Darien store around 5:30 p.m. for a call of shots fired in the store and found a victim with a gunshot wound to the shoulder. The victim was transported to a hospital.

Witnesses told police a single offender fled the store before officers arrived.

Cooper says officers cleared the store and didn't find any other victims or offenders.

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Police say based on current information it appears to be an isolated incident.

Darien is roughly 25 miles southwest of Chicago.

A message left for Wal-Mart officials on Thursday wasn't immediately returned.

 

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