On June 18, at approximately 10:33 p.m., police officers were dispatched to the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue in reference to a call of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located an Evanston man, 32 years old, suffering from a gunshot wound to his right upper thigh. The man said he was standing outside when a white vehicle drove by and an occupant of the vehicle fired approximately four shots at him, one of which struck him in the thigh, said Commander Joseph Dugan of the Evanston Police Department.
The victim was transported to Evanston Hospital where he was treated for his wound, which is not considered life threatening, said the Commander. Officers recovered four 9mm shell casings from the street in the 2100 block of Darrow Avenue. Although the victim advised he will refuse to prosecute anyone in this incident, detectives are continuing with their investigation, said the Commander.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Evanston Police Department Detective Division at (847) 866-5000 or utilize Text-A-Tip at CRIMES (274637) and enter EPDTIP in the message line, followed by the tip information.