Man shot in the chest in North Chicago, prompting precautionary lockdown at nearby school: police

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, May 13, 2024
Man shot in North Chicago, prompting lockdown at nearby school: police
A man was shot in North Chicago near 15th Street on Monday. The shooting prompted a precautionary lockdown at North Chicago Community High School.

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. (WLS) -- A 19-year-old man was shot in the chest in North Chicago on Monday, police said.

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The shooting happened around 9:56 a.m. on 15th street and Hervey Avenue in Lake County, police said.

The man was found with at least one gunshot wound to his torso. He ws taken to the hospital and was stabilized.

Due to proximity to the shooting, North Chicago Community High School was placed on a precautionary lockdown.

No other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact detectives at (847) 596-8742.

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