Chicago Police Searching for Red Vehicle with Possible Windshield Damage Involved in Hit-and-Run
May 18, 2009

Police in Chicago are searching for the driver of a small red car, which likely has a broken windshield, suspected to have been involved in a hit-and-run on Friday. The vehicle also is missing its front bumper.

According to an article in the Pantagraph, the vehicle struck and killed a 24-year-old man as he attempted to cross the city's Lake Shore Drive.

The victim was identified as an environmental lab chemist, Joseph LaPalme, a native of West Bloomfield, Mich.

If you have information regarding this crime or think you may have encountered the driver and vehicle involved, please call 312/744-4000 or send an e-mail to

CLICK HERE for full text of article from the Pantagraph.

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