Report crime promptly to police at call 312-355-5555 for emergencies or 312-996-2830 for non-emergencies. All actions taken in an active threat/shooter situation must be determined on the basis of your assessment of the situation. Familiarize yourself with the UIC Office of Preparedness and Response emergency guidelines: Evacuate, Evade, Engage at ready.uic.edu/emergency-guidelines/active-threat-shooter/active-threat-shooter/. Submit a tip anonymously regarding a crime or suspicious activity to Chicago Police Department tip hotline www.cpdtip.com or UIC Police Department police.uic.edu
On Monday, July 10, at approximately 10:44 a.m., UIC Police responded to the discharge of a firearm from a moving vehicle at 1424 S. Morgan St. The offending vehicle, believed to be a dark colored SUV, fled northbound on Morgan St. at a high rate of speed. UIC Police canvassed the area and recovered evidence of shots fired. Several parked vehicles were damaged. No injuries have been reported and the parties involved are not thought to be affiliated with UIC. No further information is available at the time of this notification.
The Chicago Police Department will lead the investigation. Anyone with information should call 311.
Approximate crime location mapped: goo.gl/maps/P3SuWUXMpzQWzrUx6
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UIC Annual Security Report go.uic.edu/CleryReport
Chicago Police Department Statistics and Data home.chicagopolice.org/statistics-data/
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