Police Looking for Suspect After Shooting at Apartment Party Near NIU

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A fight leads to shots fired at a party near Northern Illinois University.

Police say the fight broke out at an apartment party in the 1000 block of Ridge Dr. in DeKalb around 3:30 Saturday morning. Police say during the fight, a male suspect pulled a handgun and began firing several shots at people, hitting a woman. She was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police believe Maurice Williams fired off the shots.  A warrant for his arrest has been issued and he’s facing aggravated battery with a firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, and two counts of aggravated discharge of a firearm.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts’ is urged to call DeKalb police.

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