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Man, 22, in Skokie found shot multiple times: police

A person was found with multiple gunshot wounds Friday evening in the 9400 block of LeClaire Avenue in north suburban Skokie. | Google Maps

A man was shot multiple times Friday evening in north suburban Skokie.

Officers responded to a call of shorts fired about 10:40 p.m. in the 9400 block of LeClaire Avenue, according to Skokie police.

The officers found the 22-year-old with multiple gunshot wounds and he was taken to a local hospital for treatment, police said. He was expected to survive.

Witnesses reportedly saw a dark-colored sedan leaving the area after the shooting. Based on current information, Skokie police do not think any threat exists to the general public.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting was asked to call the Skokie Police Department at (847) 982-5900. The 24-hour Skokie Crime Tip Hotline is (847) 933-8477, and Text-A-Tip is available 24 hours a day by texting “Skokie” and the tip to 847411.