Zion shooting leaves 2 dead, including teen, 1 critically hurt, police say

Zion police did not provide information about circumstances surrounding shooting

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo
Thursday, December 17, 2020
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A triple shooting in north suburban Zion left 2 dead and 1 critically hurt Tuesday, police said.

ZION, Ill. (WLS) -- A triple shooting in north suburban Zion left two dead and a third critically injured Tuesday night, police said.

A 16-year-old boy and 27-year-old man were killed, while a 28-year-old man remains critical, according to Zion police. They are all from Zion.

Police responded to reports of a shooting just after 7:20 p.m. in the 2800-block of Galilee Avenue. One injured individual was found there and transported to Vista East Medical Center. While at that scene, Waukegan police told Zion police there were others injured in the incident who were already at Vista East Medical Center.

Those people were self-transported to the hospital, police said.

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Officials did not immediately provide information about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Zion police and the Lake County Coroner's Office later said Kanye Marshall, 16, and Rodney Lovelace, 27, were killed in the incident.

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force is investigating the shooting, with Zion police. It's being considered a homicide investigation.

Anyone with information in asked to contact the Zion Police Department at 847-872-8000 or Lake County Crime Stoppers at 847-662- 2222.