Blotter: Oct. 1

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

Gunmen seen on Evanston’s west side

Two unknown men flashed firearms near the intersection of McDaniel and Church Streets early Thursday morning.

At approximately 8:15 a.m. Thursday, the two men were spotted flashing guns near the west Evanston intersection, said Evanston Police Department spokesman Cmdr. Jay Parrott.

An unknown caller from the 2400 block of Church Street reported seeing the guns. Police were unable to locate the caller or any other witnesses.

Parked car stolen

A car was stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Wednesday and 7 a.m. Thursday from the 1300 block of Dobson Street.

The car, a 1993 gray Nissan Maxima, was parked on the street, Parrott said. The owner, a Chicago resident, had the keys with him all evening. The car thief’s identity remains unknown.

— Ciara McCarthy

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