4 shot in Evanston

Four people were shot in north suburban Evanston late Tuesday night.

Police said the group was standing near Foster Street and Jackson Avenue around 10 p.m. when someone fired several shots at them from a nearby field.

A 17-year-old girl from Evanston was shot twice in the arm and once in the leg. A 24-year-old man from Evanston was shot in the head. A 19-year-old woman from Evanston was shot in the ankle. She was able to get herself to Evanston Hospital before officers arrived, police said. A 32-year-old man from Skokie was shot in the hand. He went to the 800-block of Clark Street to tell authorities about what happened, police said.

All four victims were treated at Evanston Hospital. None of their injuries were life-threatening.

Police did not release a description of the gunman. The shooting remains under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call Evanston Police at 847-866-5000 or text a tip to CRIMES (274637) with EPDTIP in the message line along with their information.
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