Armed man fatally shot by police in Vernon Hills

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VERNON HILLS, Ill. — A man is dead after a police-involved shooting in Vernon Hills.

It happened around 1:30 a.m. Saturday in the 100 block of Marimac Lane.

Police were called to the scene for a domestic dispute. When officers arrived, the found a man inside a garage armed with a rifle. During the encounter, police said, an officer fatally shot the man.

The officer involved in the shooting was taken to a hospital for evaluation. He was treated and released.

The Lake County Major Task Force is investigating.

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