ZION - Zion police are investigating a shooting that sent two men to the hospital Wednesday. One man is not expected to survive, while the other is in critical condition, police said.
According to police, around 8:07 p.m., the department received two emergency calls reporting gunshots in the 1800 block of Thompson Avenue.
When officers arrived, police say they found two men, 35 and 44, both of Zion, shot in a car, and immediately began to administer first aid.
The 35-year-old man is not expected to survive, while the 44-year-old man remains in critical condition at this time, according to police. The men were taken to separate hospitals; Advocate Luther General Hospital, and Vista Medical Center.
None of the victims have been identified at this time.
The offender(s) fled the scene before police got there. It is believed that the victims in this incident were targeted, and police said there does not appear to be an immediate threat to the community.
Zion Police Department requested the assistance of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force (LCMCTF) to assist in the investigation. This incident is being actively investigated by Zion Police Department and Lake County Major Crime Task Force Investigators.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000 or leave an anonymous tip with Lake County Crime Stoppers at http://www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/ or 847-662-2222.