Shooting suspects remain at large

By Tyler Vincent

All three victims of the Sunday morning shootings at 885 Regent Drive Apt. 103 are still in critical condition with one victim moving from Kishwaukee Community Hospital to Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago on Sunday evening.

The victim who was transferred to Loyola, a 19-year-old Kishwaukee College student, was identified by a Loyola spokeswoman as Karlton Dorsey.

The other victims, a 25-year-old male from Chicago at Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove and a 21-year-old Kishwaukee College student at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, were both listed in critical condition. However, DeKalb Police Chief Bill Feithen said family members of the 21-year-old and officers who spoke to him said the victim’s condition has improved.

The shootings occurred at 1:37 a.m. Sunday when an argument broke out at a party being held in the apartment. One of the people involved in the argument allegedly left the building and began shooting people.

Police are not releasing the names of the victims, and Feithen would not comment on Dorsey being the name of one of the victims.

Feithen also said police have received additional information and continue to interview witnesses, but they are having trouble tracking down information from people who attended the party where the shootings took place

“There were a lot of people at this party,” DeKalb Police Lt. Jim Kayes said. “And not a lot of them are coming forward. We need cooperation.”

Kayes said the DeKalb County Major Case Task Force, which is comprised of investigators from local law enforcement and the DeKalb County State’s Attorney’s Office who are investigating the shooting, are searching for a large, black SUV which the alleged perpetrators might have been driving.

Kayes also indicated a potential connection between the shooters and the Shyne and Twista concert at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd St.

“We are pretty sure that those guys were at the Egyptian Theatre for the concert and then were at Harold’s Chicken before the shooting,” he said. “There could be a student that saw one of those guys and could help us out.”

Police described the primary suspect as a 6-foot-tall black male in his late teens or early 20s who was wearing a black, puffy coat and black pants the night of the shooting. Police also are looking for another black man who was described as wearing a powder blue outfit. Police believe that he may have accompanied the primary suspect on the night of the shooting.