Round Lake police officer shoots, kills man

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ROUND LAKE, Ill. - A Round Lake police officer shot and killed a  man late Friday night.

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is now investigating the shooting.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday morning.

Multiple people called 911 just before 11 p.m. Friday to report a man banging on doors, windows and houses in the 0-100 block of North Macgillis Drive. One caller said she believed he was attempting to force his way into her home.

"The offender in this case was causing damage to property in that area," said Lake County Major Crime Task Force Spokesman, Det. Christopher Covelli.

Covelli said the man was holding a broken piece of glass when he confronted the first Round Lake officer to arrive at the scene.  The two got into a physical struggle, that's when the officer shot the man.

When other officers arrived, they attempted to resuscitate the man. He died at the scene. An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday morning.

Covelli said, "It's likely that he obtained the glass from some of the glass that had shattered through his damage."

The officer was treated and released from the hospital.

The officer is a 12-year veteran of the force and is on paid administrative leave pending results of the investigation.

The man killed is identified as 22-year-old Michael Robert Musson Jr.

Court records show he was arrested in  Grayslake in 2013 on charges of resisting arrest and battery to an officer.

His mother was also arrested at the time.

The two filed a lawsuit against the Lake County Sheriff's Department in 2015, alleging the department and certain deputies violated their constitutional rights during the 2013 arrest.

In July 2016, the case settled for $30,000.




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