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2 shootings reported within an hour in suburban Zion; 17-year-old boy wounded

The teen was shot in both legs in the 4100 block of Bayside Court, police said.

A boy was shot Feb. 19, 2020, in the 4100 block of Bayside Court in Zion.
A boy was shot Feb. 19, 2020, in the 4100 block of Bayside Court in Zion.
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Police in north suburban Zion are investigating two shootings Wednesday that left a 17-year-old boy wounded.

No one was injured in the first shooting, which happened about 6:30 p.m. in the 2300 block of Joanna Avenue, Zion police said in a statement.

Officers found 14 shell casings but no property damage, police said.

Less than an hour later, a 17-year-old Zion resident was shot in both legs about 7:15 p.m. in the 4100 block of Bayside Court, police said.

He was walking to an apartment when someone fired multiple shots, leaving him with injuries that were not life-threatening. Police found 10 shell casings at the scene.

It’s unknown if the two shootings are connected, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Zion police at 847-872-8000.