File Photo | Credit: Zion Police Department

Police are investigating after they say a teenage boy was found with a gunshot wound at a residence in Zion over the weekend.

The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire Rescue Department responded around 9:54 a.m. Saturday to the 2400 block of Gideon Avenue in Zion for a person shot.

The victim’s mother called 911 to report her son had been shot, Zion Police Department Lt. Paul Kehrli said.

Officers arrived to find the victim with a single gunshot wound.

The victim, who is in his mid-teenage years, was shot in an extremity.

Paramedics transported him to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Kehrli said investigators have not received much cooperation from the victim and further details were not available.

No suspects have been taken into custody.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Zion Police Department Investigations Unit at 847-746-4083.

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