Country Club Hills, IL – Police have reportedly identified a person of interest in the shooting of Lil Reese.
According to NBC 5 Chicago, Country Club Hills Public Safety Director William Brown made the announcement in a statement on Monday (November 25), explaining they were waiting on an arrest warrant.
The shooting took place at the intersection of 167th Street and Pulaski Road in south Country Club Hills on November 11.
When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered the victim had already been taken to South Suburban Hospital’s emergency room in Hazel Crest with a wound to the neck. He was then transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn where he recovered.
Earlier this month, Reese showed off his injuries in an Instagram post, revealing several staples on his throat.
Police have also recovered a car believed to be used in the shooting. More information will presumably be revealed once (or if) they receive the warrant.
[This article has been updated. The following was published on November 11, 2019.]
Rumors started circulating online that Lil Reese had been shot in a Chicago suburb on Monday afternoon (November 11), but it wasn’t confirmed. Now, ABC7 Chicago reports the man shot was indeed Tavares Taylor, better known as Lil Reese.
Police said officers responded to the intersection of 167th Street and Pulaski Road in south Country Club Hills after they received reports of a shooting. Once they arrived on the scene, they discovered the victim had already been taken to the hospital.
Officers found a vehicle with fresh blood in the driver’s seat and on the ground next to the door. Police checked nearby hospitals and located a male with a gunshot wound to the neck area at South Suburban Hospital’s emergency room in Hazel Crest. He was ultimately transferred to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
Hospital officials reportedly confirmed Reese’s identity and revealed he’s in critical condition. No arrests have been reported.
Lil Durk added confusion to the situation when he tweeted “Reese good” but didn’t provide any further details.
Reese good 💙
— DURKIOOO🦅 (@lildurk) November 12, 2019
HipHopDX has reached out to the Country Club Hills Police Department and Durk’s management.
This is a developing story.