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The original item was published from 7/23/2021 7:28:00 PM to 7/25/2021 12:00:00 AM.

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Large Police Presence in 1300 Block of N. Main Street


UPDATE: The Wheaton Police Department has secured the area in the 1300 block of N. Main Street and there is no longer a large police presence.
ORIGINAL MESSAGE: There is currently a large police presence in the 1300 block of N. Main Street stemming from the event from the previous night. There is no known threat to the community, but we want to share this information to inform the community as to the reason for the large police presence.


At approximately 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 22, 2021, Wheaton Police Officers responded to the 1300 block of N. Main Street for a report of gunfire. Officers arrived on scene and did not find any victims. However, evidence was located indicating a firearm had been discharged.
The Wheaton Police Department is actively investigating this incident and encourages anyone with information to contact Lieutenant Ryan Conway at, or at 630-260-2079.

Anonymous tips can be reported to DuPage County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS or text the keyword DuPage along with your tip to CRIMES (274637). All Crime Stopper callers are guaranteed anonymity.

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