Armed man fatally shot by police in Vernon Hills
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.