5 found shot inside north suburban home; teen critically wounded

5 found shot inside north suburban home

Five people were found shot inside a north suburban home early Sunday morning, police said. One of those injured is a teenager, who is in critical condition.

Zion police responded to the 1800-block of Horeb Avenue for a report of multiple gunshots just before 12:20 a.m.

5 found shot inside north suburban home

READ ALSO; Thief cries out for help after breaking into compound with two dogs [Video]

When officers arrived, they found several shooting victims inside a home.

Four “high-school age juveniles” suffered non-life threatening injuries, and were later treated and released from local hospitals, police said.

An 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen, and is in critical condition, police said. He remains stable at a local hospital.

READ ALSO; South African worshippers swept away in Jukskei river flash flood (video)

Preliminary information shows this was a targeted attack toward those inside the home, police said. Nothing indicates a risk to the public.

Zion police are “coordinating efforts with other area departments with related activity.”

SEE ALSO; “I can’t risk it; I’m scared” – Moment Phyna fearfully declines using escalator, opts to use stairs (Video)