Officer shot, killed in Illinois; manhunt underway for three suspects

Posted at 1:11 PM, Sep 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-09-01 13:25:56-04

FOX LAKE, Ill. -- A police officer has died after being shot about 60 miles north of Chicago on Tuesday, sources tell WGN.

The officer's gun and pepper spray were taken during an altercation, according to police.

Officers are now searching for three suspects, two white males and a black male, in connection with the shooting.

Multiple helicopters and K9s are searching near Rollins Road between Washington Avenue and Route 59. All schools in the area are on lockdown.