Police respond to a double shooting in the 500 block of North Butrick Street in Waukegan Thursday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

A man and a woman were hospitalized after being shot while attending a family gathering at a house in Waukegan Thursday evening, police said.

The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 7 p.m. Thursday to the 500 block of North Butrick Street in Waukegan for a report of a shooting.

Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip told Lake and McHenry County Scanner that officers arrived to find a female victim shot.

 

The female victim, who is a Waukegan resident in her 40s, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police respond to a double shooting in the 500 block of North Butrick Street in Waukegan Thursday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

She was transported by ambulance to a local hospital for treatment and remains stable, Florip said.

A short time later, officers were notified about a man that arrived by car at Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan.

The male victim, who is in his 30s and a Zion resident, had also been shot in the shooting on Butrick Street.

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He sustained non-life-threatening injuries and remains stable, Florip said.

Police respond to a double shooting in the 500 block of North Butrick Street in Waukegan Thursday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Florip said a white sedan was possibly involved and was seen fleeing the scene at a high rate of speed after the shooting.

The victims were attending a family gathering and were outside of the house when the shooting occurred. The motive for it is unknown.

The incident remains under active investigation by the Waukegan Police Department.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Waukegan Police Department’s tip line at 847-360-9001. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to the department online at wpdonlinereports.com.