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Two men arrested in connection with June 18 shooting in Zion

Deondre T. Booker and Jamonte JA Davis

Two Zion men were taken into custody on Thursday in connection with a shooting of a man in Zion on June 18.

The Zion Police Department, Lake County Sheriff’s Office Warrants Team and U.S. Marshals apprehended Deondre T. Booker, 23, of Zion, and Jamonte JA Davis, 21, of Zion.

Police said that both were wanted for their alleged involvement in a shooting June 18 in the 3300 block of Colgate Avenue which left a 29-year-old man from Zion shot in the abdomen.

Booker was charged with aggravated battery of a firearm and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Davis was charged with aggravated battery of a firearm, aggravated discharge of a firearm and aggravated unlawful use of a weapon by felon.

Picture of the weapon used in the shooting which was seized by authorities.

Authorities arrested Booker after they learned he was staying in a residence in the 2900 block of Gabriel Avenue. Davis was arrested after authorities learned that he was hiding out in an apartment in the 2800 block of Elizabeth Avenue.

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Officers also recovered a Smith & Wesson 9 mm handgun (pictured above), over 100 rounds of ammunition and a small amount of marijuana when they arrested Davis.

The caliber of the handgun recovered is consistent with the caliber used in the shooting on June 18, police said. The gun will be sent to the Northeast Illinois Regional Crime Lab for ballistic analysis.

Bond for Booker and Davis was set at $2 million.


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