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Update: Police Searching For Suspects In Shooting on Dewey

A 25-year-old Skokie man was shot in the ankle in the 1400 block of Dewey Avenue Sunday afternoon, according to police.

Update, 9:50 a.m. Monday:

Evanston police are searching for two suspects in the shooting of a 25-year-old man on Dewey Avenue Sunday afternoon.

The victim, who lives in Skokie, was shot in the ankle around 3:25 p.m. in the 1400 block of Dewey Avenue, according to Evanston Police Cmdr. Jason Parrott. He was taken to Evanston Hospital, where he is being treated for non life-threatening injuries.
 
Parrot said the investigation indicates that the shooting may have been a drug deal gone wrong.

"This was obviously involving some type of transaction between the offenders and the victim," he said.

Police are now searching for the two suspects, who drove off in a silver Chrysler after the shooting, according to Parrott. One is described as a 6'2" black man with a light complexion and a mustache, who was wearing a red hoodie and dark vest. The second suspect was described as a 5'8" black man with a light complexion and a mustache who was wearing a gray hoodie and baseball cap, Parrott said.

Original story from Sunday evening:


A 25-year-old man was shot in the ankle in Evanston Sunday afternoon, according to police.

The man was shot on Dewey Avenue, Evanston Police Cmdr. Jason Parrott confirmed. He said police were unable to provide any other information as of Sunday night.

This is a breaking news story. Patch will update with more information as it becomes available.
Jordan S. Zoot January 26, 2014 at 10:04 PM
I wonder if they took him to the animal shelter.
Scotirish January 26, 2014 at 10:28 PM
I sort of was hoping that the extreme weather would slow down some of this nonsense but I guess not.
Joan Lourich Hackett January 26, 2014 at 10:35 PM
Nice comment zoot
jim January 27, 2014 at 11:46 AM
Doesn't the Victim have an idea who shot him?
Tantor January 29, 2014 at 05:09 PM
Must be those "families" and "groups" of right wing Tea Party "youths" fighting for turf to show off their FOID cards, attack banks, and blandish their banned semi-automatic weapons. Absolutely we need more Youth Programs for the "youth."

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