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1 shot, seriously injured after suspect(s) “fire several rounds at party-goers” in Zion

The shooting happened near Ezra Avenue and 29th Street in Zion.

A weekend shooting in Zion left an 18-year-old woman seriously injured after police said a shooter or multiple shooters fired several rounds at people attending a party.

The Zion Police Department received multiple 911 calls just after midnight on Saturday reporting shots fired in the 2900 block of Ezra Avenue.

Police officers arrived and found an 18-year-old woman shot in the chest in the rear of a residence where the shots happened. They also found numerous juveniles and adults leaving the scene, where a party had taken place, officials said.

The Zion Police Department said that evidence showed that an unknown suspect or suspects fired several rounds at party-goers while they were standing in the back of the home. No one else was injured.

The woman was transported by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville with serious injuries. Her current condition is unknown.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Zion Police at 847-746-4110 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Sam has been with Lake and McHenry County Scanner since 2012 as a senior news editor helping cover breaking news for Lake County and McHenry County. He also regularly contributes photographs of news scenes for the Lake County area.
Sam Borcia

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