SOUTH ELGIN, Ill. (WLS) -- The victim of a gunshot wound is in critical condition after being rescued from the Fox River in South Elgin, fire officials said.
South Elgin & Countryside fire units responded to a report of a victim in the river just above the dam Thursday, discovering that the victim was trapped under a large log.
Fire officials said the victim, who had a gunshot wound, was unconscious but breathing at the time. The victim was transported to Provena St. Joseph's Hospital in critical condition.
No other details have been released.
Gunshot victim critical after rescue from Fox River in South Elgin, officials say