BROOKFIELD, Ill. — Brookfield schools were placed lockdown following a stabbing in a neighborhood nearby Monday.
Police responded to the 4400 block of Madison on the report of a stabbing. Police said a subject was stabbed and a weapon was recovered on the scene.
Authorities said this incident was domestic-related, in which a man was stabbed by a woman who then fled the area.
Police are looking for a 25-year-old African American woman wearing a black hoodie, jeans, small build.
For nearly an hour and a half, police urged residents to stay in their homes while they searched for the suspect.
A witness told WGN News he saw the man injured following the incident.
“I seen them stretching out an old man on a gurney,” Nicolas Guerrero said. “He looked to be conscious and okay.”
SkyCam9 was over Congress Park School about a half a block away from the scene. Parents were trying to pick up their children from the school.
At around 5:30 p.m., the lockdown was lifted. The woman fled the area and is not in custody.
The investigation is currently ongoing.