Buffalo Grove Police investigating double homicide


Buffalo Grove Police Chief Steve Casstevens addresses the media during a press conference about a double homicide at the Cambridge By the Lake condominium complex.  He is flanked by Deputy Chief  Michael Szos and Community Relations Officer Meghan Hansen

The Buffalo Grove Police Department and the Lake County Major Crime Task Force are investigating a double homicide which occurred in the parking garage of the 150 building on Lake Boulevard, in Buffalo Grove.
At a press conference this morning, Buffalo Grove Police Chief Steve Casstevens said that police were dispatched to the scene around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday after a resident saw two unresponsive persons near a vehicle with blood on the ground.
Two people were found shot to death in the garage of this
building at Cambridge by the Lake
Casstevens said that according to video surveillance, the confrontation between the couple and another person occurred around 8:15p.m.
The victims, who have not been identified pending notification of next-of-kin, were a 69-year-old white male and a 64-year-old white female. The couple was husband and wife.
Casstevens said the video enable police to describe the shooter is described as a white male, possibly in his 60’s, wearing dark clothing, a dark jacket, and dark baseball-style hat.
          He said according to the video, the man followed the couple’s car into the garage on foot and after what appears to have been a brief conversation, shot both people “multiple times.”
            Casstevens confirmed that the Buffalo Grove Fire Department’s sonar team is checking a pond on the property as investigators seek a weapon that may have been used in the shootings,
Investigators continue to work on identifying the offender and urge anyone with any information pertaining to this event to contact Buffalo Grove Police Investigators at: 847-459-2560.
Cambridge by Lake is
located on Dundee Road between
Buffalo Grove and Schoenbeck roads
Anonymous tips can be given via Lake County Crime Stoppers on-line at: http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/ or by calling 847-662-2222.
This crime is believed to be targeted and the agency does not believe there is an active threat to the community.

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