La Salle County authorities said at about 3:30 p.m. Saturday, they may have located and identified the man reported to have a shotgun near Ransom.
According to an alert issued by the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office at about 1 p.m. Saturday, a man was carrying a shotgun in cornfields near Ransom. The man was reportedly wearing a gray shirt and blue jeans and had been seen in the 2700 block of North 15th Road.
By 2 p.m., a number of police vehicles had created a perimeter around the area of Route 170, south of Ransom.
Anyone with further information on this incident is asked to contact the La Salle County Sheriff’s Office at 815-433-2161.
The Times and NewsTribune will have more information on this incident as it becomes available.
Source: The Daily Chronicle