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Homicide investigation underway after man found shot to death in Zion home

The homicide occurred in the 1600 block of 19th Street in Zion.

A 37-year-old man was found shot to death inside a home in Zion Wednesday afternoon, police said.

The Zion Fire Department and Zion Police Department were called just after 1 p.m. on Wednesday to the 1600 block of 19th Street in Zion for a report of a deceased person.

Police officers found an unconscious 37-year-old man inside the home who had been shot. Paramedics confirmed the man was deceased and did not have any vital signs.

The Lake County Coroner’s Office was called to the scene. Officials are withholding the victim’s name pending family notification.

An autopsy has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon. The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force was called to assist the Zion Police Department with the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.


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