A 20-year-old man was fatally shot outside an apartment building in the 4200 block of Barberry Lane in Zion Wednesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

The coroner has released the identity of a 20-year-old man who died after he was shot multiple times outside an apartment building in Zion Wednesday evening.

An autopsy performed Thursday showed Willie Wright Jr., 20, of North Chicago, died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds, according to Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek.

The Zion Police Department and Zion Fire & Rescue Department responded at 7:31 p.m. Wednesday to the 4200 block of Barberry Lane in Zion for a report of a shooting.

Emergency crews received reports of a man, later identified as Wright, who was shot outside an apartment building.

The man sustained multiple gunshot wounds, according to fire department radio traffic.

A 20-year-old man was fatally shot outside an apartment building in the 4200 block of Barberry Lane in Zion Wednesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

First responders arrived and performed lifesaving measures on Wright, Zion Police Lieutenant Derek Zaloudek said.

He was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead, Zaloudek said.

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Zion police investigators and the Lake County Major Crime Task Force responded to the scene and recovered “significant evidence” at the location and elsewhere.

An SUV in the parking lot of the apartment building was covered with a tarp.

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force is investigating after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed outside a Zion apartment building Wednesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

At least 11 evidence markers were also seen placed in the parking lot.

Investigators are continuing to follow up on multiple leads developed overnight, Zaloudek added.

It is unknown if anyone is in custody.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000 and ask to speak to someone in the department’s investigations division.