Teenager Injured in Shooting Incident

ZION, IL (WLIP)—Zion Police are investigating a shooting that left a teenager severely injured.

Zion Police say the shooting happened near the intersection of Twenty-seventh Street and Galilee Avenue around 10:15 PM Saturday night.

Officers say they located a seventeen year old male with a single gunshot wound to the neck. He was taken to the hospital and was scheduled for surgery Sunday. Investigators reportedly found six spent shell casings and also recovered a nine millimeter loaded handgun.

Around two hundred people are thought to have been attending a party near that area when the shooting occurred.

The shooting remains under investigation so if you have any information, contact Zion Police.