Police say a 25-year-old man was transported to the hospital by ambulance after he was shot and drove to a gas station in Round Lake Park Wednesday evening.
The Round Lake Park Police Department responded around 7:08 p.m. Wednesday to the 500 block of East Washington Street in Round Lake Park for a call of a person shot.
The victim was found in a pickup truck at a gas pump at the Thorntons on the corner of Washington Street and Hainesville Road.
Round Lake Park Police Chief Daniel Burch said officers found a 25-year-old man who had been shot.
The victim drove himself from an undisclosed location to the gas station after the shooting, Burch said.
Paramedics provided medical treatment to the man and transported him to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
The extent of the man’s injuries was not known but he has since been stabilized at the hospital.
Birch said the incident is believed to be isolated and the victim was specifically targeted.
The victim is not cooperating with the investigation, Burch added.
Anyone with information related to the shooting is encouraged to contact Round Lake Park Police Department Investigations at 847-546-7275.
Those who wish to submit anonymous information can contact Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222 or visit their website at www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com.