Two men were hospitalized after a gunman or gunmen fired shots while the victims were inside a house in Waukegan Monday evening, police officials said.
The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 8:20 p.m. Monday to the 900 block of South Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Waukegan for a report of a shooting.
A 911 caller reported multiple people had been shot at a residence, according to a fire dispatch.
Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Brian Mullen said officers arrived and located two victims with gunshot wounds.
Paramedics with the Waukegan Fire Department transported both victims to an area hospital for treatment.
One of the victims is a Waukegan man in his 20s and the other is a Waukegan man in his 30s, Mullen said.
Both were inside the home when the shooting occurred. They are expected to survive their injuries.
The Waukegan Police Department Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene to investigate.
Detectives do not believe this was a random incident and believe the victims were specifically targeted, Mullen said.
Officers recovered spent shell casings from the scene but Mullen said the number of casings or calibers is not being released.
Officers appeared to be focused on the side of the home where a window had several bullet holes in it.
Numerous shell casings were marked in the side yard with evidence markers.
Mullen said no suspects are in custody and the case remains open and active.
Police are not releasing information about the suspects.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the Waukegan Police Department tip line at 847-360-9001.