Police Fatally Shoot Homicide Suspect In Lyons

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

The suspect in a DeKalb County homicide was fatally shot by police in west suburban Lyons Friday evening during a shootout, authorities said.

Sycamore Police say Juarez was found dead in her vehicle after police were called to the Illinois Department of Human Services office on Afton Road shortly after 2 p.m., Friday afternoon.

State police had zeroed in on the suspect - his identity and location - while assisting Sycamore police in a homicide investigation that was launched earlier in the day.

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"Investigators from Sycamore and the DeKalb County Major Crimes Task Force determined at the scene that the shooting was an isolated incident and there was no evidence to indicate there was an immediate further threat to the public", Winters said.

Officers say he began shooting at police, causing them to fire back and fatally shoot the suspect. That man has now been identified as 44 year-old Antonio Juarez of DeKalb, who police say was the woman's estranged husband. Multiple agencies assisted in surveillance of the vehicle.

Police say a gun was recovered. In the area of Ogden Ave. and Joliet Rd.in Lyons, Illinois the suspect began firing at the responding officers.

The name of the suspect has not been released.

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