A homicide investigation is underway after police found a 25-year-old man shot to death in an alley driveway behind a home in Zion Saturday morning.
The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire Rescue Department responded around 7:15 a.m. to the 2900 block of Gabriel Avenue in Zion for a call of a person down.
Police said they received a call for an unresponsive person lying on the ground in a driveway in an alley.
Officers arrived on the scene and found the victim, determined to be a 25-year-old Zion man.
Paramedics confirmed the man to be deceased.
Police said it appears the man died as a result of gunshot wounds.
The Lake County Major Crime Task Force responded to the scene to assist in the investigation.
The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification to his family, police said.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office is in the process of scheduling an autopsy.
The Zion Police Department and Lake County Major Crime Task Force continue to investigate the homicide.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000.
Those who wish to leave an anonymous tip can contact the Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662-2222.