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Reward Offered in Shooting of Oswego Man

Jan 30, 2017 08:11AM ● Published by Steven Jack

Matthew Lange, (Photo courtesy of Healy Chapel Funeral Home)

Naperville Crimestoppers are offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the Friday night fatal shooting of an Oswego man.

Matthew Lange, 37, was shot several times Friday night as he sat in his car at about 7:20 p.m., outside Scullen Middle School, 1815 Mistflower. He was taken to Edward Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

According to 
reports, Lange was an associate professor at Lewis University and was at the school to pick up his child who had been taking a class with the Helena Modjeska Polish School, which hosts classes at Scullen Middle School on Friday nights. 

Lewis University lists Lange as a PhD and a
ssistant professor and accelerated psychology program director. He received his PhD from Northern Illinois University in 2015 and is listed as a graduate of both Aurora and Benedictine universities. 

According to his 
obituary, Lange was born in Aurora and graduated from West Aurora High School. He worked for many years at both the Paramount and Rialto theaters.

A visitation and funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 starting at 10 a.m. at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Place. 

Anyone with information regarding Lange's death is asked to call the Naperville Crimestoppers at 630-420-6006. 

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