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MAN CHARGED IN FOREST PRESERVE SHOOTING

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Monday, September 1, 2014 — A 33-year-old man has been charged in a shooting at a Cook County Forest Preserve soccer field that injured one man, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart said today.

About 5:15 p.m. on Sunday, Cook County Sheriff’s Police detectives were notified of a shooting that took place at a Cook County Forest Preserve soccer field located near 147th Street and Ridgeland Avenue in Oak Forest. It was reported that approximately 2,000 people attended a soccer match there. According to the Sheriff’s Police investigation, at the conclusion of the game a man fired a gun injuring a 47-year-old Harvey man.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and was later released.

Luis GonzalezThe offender attempted to flee in another person’s vehicle, but was apprehended by Oak Forest Police who arrived to assist the Cook County Forest Preserve Police who were on scene.

The offender, identified as Luis Gonzalez of the 5500 block of S. Kolin in Chicago, was charged today with aggravated battery with a firearm, reckless discharge of a firearm, and vehicular invasion.

Gonzalez is scheduled to appear in bond court tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Bridgeview Courthouse.

Sheriff Dart reminds the public that the defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty by the government in a court of law.
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