From the Harvard Police Department:
OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING
On June 3, 2023 at approximately 11:26 p.m., Harvard Officers responded to a residence in the 700
block of Dewey Street regarding a domestic disturbance.
Upon arrival officers observed a male subject over the top of a female armed with a knife.
Commands were given to the male subject to drop the knife, and the subject refused.
An officer discharged their firearm, ultimately striking the subject.
No officers were injured during the confrontation.
Lifesaving measures and paramedics were summoned to the scene.
The male subject was pronounced dead at the scene.
The female subject was transported to Mercy Harvard Hospital by the Harvard Fire Protection District where she was pronounced dead due to injuries sustained in the attack.
McHenry County Major Investigation Assistance Team (MIAT) will be handling the investigation.