A press release from the Woodstock Police Department:
Unlawful Discharge of a Firearm Investigation
The Woodstock Police Department has opened an investigation regarding the discharge of a firearm that occurred within its jurisdiction.
On Friday, October 20th, 2017, at 3:28 a.m., the Woodstock Police Department responded to the 700 block of Barbary Ln. in reference to the report of gunshots.
The investigation by the responding officers revealed that at least one residence had been struck by at
least one bullet.
At this time, there are no known physical injuries sustained from this incident.
Additionally, no one has been placed into custodial arrest for this incident, at this time.
Evidence has been collected by the detectives of the Criminal Investigations Division.
The investigation will continue until every piece of known information and evidence has been collected and processed that will, hopefully, lead to an arrest and successful prosecution of the perpetrator.
The Woodstock Police Department Patrol Division will increase their patrols of the area in an effort to provide an increased level of safety to the citizens while the investigation progresses.
However, the public is asked to have a level of vigilance by reporting any suspected suspicious behavior by unknown individuals within Woodstock.
Due to this incident being considered as an “open investigation,” no additional information will be released at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Woodstock Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (815) 338-2131.