Incident

12-28-2016 Illinois Machesney Park 2-1

Location

December 28, 2016

1028 Minns Dr
Machesney Park, Illinois
Geolocation: 42.3537, -89.0421

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Cheryl Pucket
  • Age: 63
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Rebecaa Finkenhofer
  • Age: 16
  • Age Group: Teen 12-17
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Name: Michael Mernack
  • Age: 36
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured, Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Home Invasion
  • Home Invasion - Resident injured
  • Home Invasion - subject/suspect/perpetrator injured
  • Officer Involved Incident
  • Officer Involved Shooting - subject/suspect/perpetrator shot
  • Domestic Violence
  • Possession (gun(s) found during commission of other crimes)

Notes

16 y/o shot, chest, then stabbed to death; grandmother shot, face; suspect/ victim's mother ex, w/ EPO against him; life + 45 yrs;

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown
  • Stolen: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 16
State Senate District: 34
State House District: 68