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On Jan.12, at approx. 6:50 p.m. Evanston police went to the intersection of  Mulford Street and Custer Avenue. after receiving several 9-1-1 calls reporting shots fired. Upon arrival, patrol officers located in the alley a 24 year old male resident of Skokie who had been shot in the mid-section, said Perry Polinski, media relations for the Evanston Police Department. The victim was transported by Evanston Fire Department paramedics to Presence Saint Francis Hospital where he was taken to surgery in stable condition. The offender fled the scene on foot wearing a dark colored hoody. 

Anyone with information regarding this crime is asked to contact the Evanston Police Department non-emergency number at (847) 866-5000 or utilize Text-a-tip by sending an anonymous text message to CRIMES (274637) and typing EPD TIP in the message line followed by the information.