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Evanston Police detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred today, Feb.  8, in the 500 block of Howard Street at approximately 2:30 p.m., said Commander Jay Parrott of the Evanston Police Departmetn. The victim is an 18 year old male from Chicago, who was shot multiple times and transported to St. Francis Hospital by Chicago Fire Department paramedics. The victim is currently listed in serious condition.

Police are  investigating the motive for the shooting at this time and request anyone with information to notify the Evanston Police Department at (847)866-5000 or anonymous texts can be submitted to CRIMES (274637) and list EPD TIP along with the information in the message.