The Major Crime Task Force is investigating after a 30-year-old died after he was found shot inside a residence in Round Lake Beach Thursday morning.
The Round Lake Beach Police Department responded around 4:20 a.m. Thursday to the 400 block of Meadow Green Lane in Round Lake Beach for a report of shots fired.
Lake County Major Crime Task Force Spokesman Christopher Covelli said officers arrived at the scene and found shell casings outside of a residence.
Police officers entered the residence, which appeared to be the intended target of the shooting.
They located a 30-year-old man inside the residence who was seriously injured from what appeared to be a gunshot wound, Covelli said.
Police immediately requested the Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District to the scene.
The man was transported by ambulance to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville where he was pronounced dead.
An autopsy is being scheduled by the Lake County Coroner’s Office.
The Round Lake Beach Police Department requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force due to the severity of the incident.
Covelli said that based on the preliminary information, the shooting appears to be targeted and not random.
The incident remains under investigation by the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, Round Lake Beach Police Department and Lake County Coroner’s Office.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Round Lake Beach police detectives at 847-546-2127 or Lake County CrimeStoppers at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com.