Man shot dead in Evanston Park, police said
EVANSTON, Illinois — A man was shot dead Thursday night at a park in the Evanston area.
Around 9 p.m., police responded to a report of shots being fired at the 2100 block of McCormick Blvd.
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Arriving officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds lying in the park by the canal.
Authorities pronounced the victim dead at the scene.
“Preliminary investigations indicate the victim had a confrontation with an unknown number of perpetrators,” Evanston Police said on social media. “Shots were fired, hitting the victim. The perpetrators fled the crime scene on foot.”
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Police asked locals to avoid the McCormick area between Bridge and Gulf for a murder investigation.
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