1 in custody after Fox Lake police officer fatally shot, 2 other suspects sought

Posted at 12:12 PM, Sep 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-01 16:36:13-04

FOX LAKE, Ill. -- Authorities involved in a manhunt after Tuesday's shooting death of a police officer in Lake County, Illinois, have one suspect in custody, Illinois State Police Sgt. Matt Boerwinkle said Tuesday afternoon.

A police officer died after being shot about 60 miles north of Chicago on Tuesday, sources tell WGN.

The officer's gun and pepper spray were taken during an altercation, according to police.  A manhunt continues for two other men suspected in the shooting.

Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching near Rollins Road between Washington Avenue and Route 59. All schools in the area are on lockdown.