Evanston police are examining a possible connection between a shooting Tuesday afternoon on the 2000 block of Dodge Avenue with another that occurred Monday night.
The Tuesday incident occurred around 12:55 p.m.
An Evanston resident, 21, was found with a gunshot wound to the leg.
He was transported by paramedics to NorthShore Evanston Hospital where he was to be treated for the injury, which is not considered life-threatening, said Cmdr. Jay Parrott, department spokesperson.
Parrott said police are looking closely at a connection with a shooting Monday night on the 1700 block of Payne Street, in which the victim, a 39-year-old Evanston man, suffered a gunshot wound to his leg, also not considered life-threatening.
No one is in custody at this time.
Police request that anyone with information call the detective bureau at (847)866-5040 or utilize the anonymous text-a-tip program by texting to CRIMES (274637) with EPD TIP in the message line followed by the tip information.Tags: Evanston Police, Evanston shootings