Homicide investigators in north suburban Lake County have launched a search for the individual wanted for killing a 26-year-old Zion man in a parking lot near the Portillo's restaurant outside Gurnee Mills, according to police.
At approximately 2:10 p.m. Saturday, officers with the Gurnee Police Department were called to a parking lot at the shopping center for the report of a gunshot victim, the Lake County Major Crime Task Force said. First responders discovered a man who had been shot and transported him to Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.
A good Samaritan provided aid to the victim before authorities arrived, police said.
The victim, who was yet to be identified, was pronounced dead before 7 p.m., according to police.
Investigators continue to look for the suspect who fled the scene prior to officers' arrival.
Anyone with any information is encouraged to call Gurnee Police at 847-599-7000 or leave an anonymous tip with Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222