Breaking: Active Shooter In Aurora, IL Manufacturing Facility
By Tom Knighton
Just a day after observing the one year anniversary of Parkland, headlines are being made of another active shooter incident, this time in Aurora, Illinois.
Police are responding to an active shooter situation at a manufacturing facility in west suburban Aurora.
Kane County’s SWAT team, the U.S. Marshal’s Task Force and other police are at Henry Pratt Company, which is near Highland Avenue and Prairie Street. Streets in the area are closed.
No injuries have been confirmed but there are reports that at least one officer and six others were hurt in the shooting.
Reports of 6 shot at Henry Pratt. Plant being evacuated. US Marshalls on the ground. Shooter at large. Shots still being fired.
— Meghan Dwyer (@MeghanAnnDwyer) February 15, 2019
An area school reports that students are sheltering in place as a precaution, though there doesn’t seem to be any credible threats at this time.
The ATF in Chicago has announced they’re responding as well.
Right now, the situation is extremely fluid, so anything being reported right now has a high probability of either being wrong or changing at a moment’s notice.
Update (15:55 Feb 15, 2019): As of right now, USA Today is reporting that the shooter is still reported as being at large.
Police in Aurora, Illinois, responded Friday to reports of an active shooter at a manufacturing plant in the southwest …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms