EVANSTON, Ill. — A person was shot Sunday afternoon near a place of worship in Evanston, according to police.
The shooting was reported around 4:10 p.m. near Payne Street and Ashland Avenue.
In a tweet, police said a person fired two rounds at another person, who was struck at least once.
The person who was shot was taken to a hospital with a minor injury, police said.
Police said they took a person into custody and recovered a firearm.
While the shooting happened near a place of worship, Evanston police said an initial investigation shows this was a dispute and religion wasn’t a motive.
There is no ongoing threat to the community, police said.