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Shooting suspect from Antioch arrested after ramming squad car, crashing near Zion

Jayvion Scott allegedly continued driving and lost control of his vehicle near Lewis Avenue and Russel Road, police say.

Police arrested Jayvion C. Scott after a Feb. 13, 2020, crash near Lewis Avenue near Russell Road in an unincorporated area near Zion.
Police arrested Jayvion C. Scott after a Feb. 13, 2020, crash near Lewis Avenue near Russell Road in an unincorporated area near Zion.
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A 21-year-old Antioch man wanted in a Zion shooting was arrested Thursday after ramming into a squad car, leading to a chase through the north suburb, where he crashed into a guardrail.

Jayvion C. Scott is charged with aggravated battery to an officer, resisting arrest, criminal damage to property, aggravated fleeing and eluding, the Lake County sheriff’s office said in a statement.

Jayvion C. Scott
Jayvion C. Scott
Lake County sheriff’s office

A sheriff’s warrants team and U.S. Marshals attempted to arrest Scott on an aggravated battery with a firearm warrant about 1:15 p.m. Thursday as he left his home and got in a Ford Explorer, the sheriff’s office said.

Scott rammed a squad car and drove through the front yard, puncturing a tire, the sheriff’s office said. He lost control of the SUV near Lewis Avenue and Russel Road in unincorporated Zion, striking a guard rail.

Officers arrested him after he refused to exit his vehicle, the sheriff’s office said. A U.S. Marshal team cut his arm during the arrest and was treated at a hospital.

Scott was also taken to a hospital for evaluation, and was released back into custody. He was ordered held in Lake County Jail on $2 million bail.

Police arrested Jayvion C. Scott after a Feb. 13, 2020, crash near Lewis Avenue near Russell Road in an unincorporated area near Zion.
Police arrested Jayvion C. Scott after a Feb. 13, 2020, crash near Lewis Avenue near Russell Road in an unincorporated area near Zion.
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