SAUK VILLAGE | A 20-year-old Sauk Village man is dead following a shooting there earlier this week, officials said.
Zonnie Johnson, of the 22400 block of Clyde Avenue, was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. Wednesday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, a spokeswoman for the Cook County medical examiner's office said.
According to Police Chief Robert Fox, officers were called at 8 p.m. Tuesday to the area of 216th Street and Jeffrey Avenue for a report of shots fired. When officers arrived, they found Johnson lying in the street with gunshot wounds.
Fox said investigators from his department and the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force interviewed several persons of interest in connection with the crime.
"The investigation and active and ongoing," Fox said.
Police are asking anyone with information about the crime to contact the Sauk Village Police Department at (708) 758-1331.