Altercation in Pembroke Results in Traffic Crash, Robbery and One Gunshot Victim
On Wednesday, July 26th, Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the area of the Pembroke Citgo station (2661 S 13000E Rd, Pembroke Township, IL) in regards to a traffic crash. While en route, deputies were advised that the parties involved were involved in some sort of altercation that subsequently resulted in shots being fired.
Upon arrival, deputies located a 24-year-old male subject in the roadway with a gunshot wound to his leg (non-life threatening). While detectives continue to investigate the incident, the victim claims he was chased down by several subjects who committed a robbery at the time of the accident. The victim claims that the subjects involved then stole a bag, which contained his firearm.
At some point during the altercation, one of the subjects involved fired multiple rounds towards the victim, striking him in the leg.
Sheriff’s Investigators are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact CrimeStoppers at (815) 93-CRIME. Callers can remain completely anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward.