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Police searching for gunman who shot man through window of Zion home

File Photo | Credit: Zion Police Department.

Police are investigating after a gunman fired at least nine rounds through the front window of a Zion home, striking a man twice Thursday evening, officials said.

The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire Rescue Department responded around 11:15 p.m. Thursday to the 2300 block of Gilead Avenue for multiple reports of shots fired.

Officers arrived and located an injured 42-year-old Zion man who had been shot twice, including once in the leg and another in the arm/shoulder area, police said.

Paramedics transported the man by ambulance to Visa Medical Center East in Waukegan with non-life-threatening injuries.

The Zion Police Department said that preliminary evidence indicates that an unknown suspect or suspects fired several rounds at the victim through the front window of the residence.

Officers recovered nine spent casings from a 9mm firearm. No one else was injured during the shooting, police said.

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


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