Elgin apartment shooting leaves one dead, five hospitalized

Shooting happened early Sunday morning during a "gathering" at the Blackhawk Apartments.
Shooting happened early Sunday morning during a "gathering" at the Blackhawk Apartments.(wifr)
Published: Apr. 10, 2022 at 8:23 PM CDT
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ELGIN, Ill. (WIFR) - One person was killed and five others were wounded in a shooting during a gathering at an apartment complex in Elgin early Sunday morning.

It happened during a gathering around two Sunday morning at the Blackhawk Apartments on Congdon Avenue.

When officers arrived they found five people who had been shot.

A sixth victim reportedly drove himself to the hospital. Witnesses say one of the victims even jumped from a third floor balcony.

One man has died from his injuries. His name is being withheld and will be released by the Kane County Coroner’s Office pending an autopsy, police said.

No information has been released on the conditions of the five other victims or if any arrests were made.

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