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On Oct. 18, at approximately 11:17 p.m., Evanston Police responded to 1725 Dodge Ave. after receiving a report of a person being shot. Once on scene, Evanston Police found a female Evanston resident lying on the driveway, said Commander Tom Guenther, public information officer of the Evanston Police Department. The female had sustained a single gun shot wound to her midsection. Evanston Fire Paramedics responded to the scene treated and transported the victim to the hospital.
At present, the Evanston Police are conducting interviews, collecting evidence and will continue to follow up all leads, said the Commander. At this time, the victim’s condition is not known, he added.
Updated: Oct. 20, 2010
On Oct 20, Police Chief Richard Eddington told the RoundTable the victim was in stable condition. He said police are “uncertain about the motive” but are focused on a person of interest. He said that “as nearly as we can tell,” this shooting was not related to the shooting death of Marcus Davis on Sept. 30.