AURORA, IL –An active shooting situation has been reported at the Henry Pratt Company in southwest suburban Aurora in Kane County.

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AURORA, IL –An active shooting situation has been reported at the Henry Pratt Company in southwest suburban Aurora in Kane County.

The Daily Herald reports that four City of Aurora Police Officers and multiple civilians have been injured.

John Probst, a Henry Pratt employee who escaped the building, said he saw a man holding a pistol with a laser scope. He said he recognized the shooter as a coworker.

Probst said he saw other coworkers injured and that the shooter was firing indiscriminately.

“One of the guys was up in the office, he said this person was shootin’, and, he come running down and he was bleeding pretty bad, and the next thing you know he was walking back and forth, I heard more shots, and we just left the building,” Probst said.

Probst said he and his coworkers escaped through the back door.

Officials have asked that residents on the west side of Aurora to remain sheltered until the search for the shooter has ended.

The Henry Pratt company is located in the 400 block of South Highland Avenue. The shooting was confirmed by the Kane County Sheriff.

Several injuries have been reported and victims have been taken to local hospitals. The extent of the victims’ injuries and the number of casualties is unknown.

ATF and FBI agents were responding to the scene as of 2:37 p.m.

The active shooter situation was confirmed by the City of Aurora on Twitter at 2:23 p.m.


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