Woman Killed, Police Engage in Shootout with Suspect

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Police shot and killed a suspect they believe is responsible for a woman’s murder in Sycamore.

The victim, who’s been identified as 37 year-old Lidia Juarez, was found around 2pm Friday inside a car in the parking lot of the Illinois Department of Human Services Building on Afton Road.

Four hours later, police found the suspect and tailed him to Cook County, where the suspect opened fire at the pursuing officers.  This happened at Ogden and Joliet Road in Lyons.  Officers shot back and killed the suspect.  None of the officers were hurt.

The gunman’s name is being withheld at this time.

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