Mendota Police Car

A shooting in Mendota was reported over the weekend where a 47 year-old West Chicago man was found injured, not far from a festival.

According to Mendota Police, the shooting took place on Saturday around 8:45 p.m. near Fifth Ave. and Sixth St.

Police said the man, who was not further identified, was found with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to the leg and he was transported to OSF St. Paul Medical Center for treatment.

Police officials also said in a statement that the shooting was not related to a shots fired incident that occurred the previous Sunday or an incident where a 17 year-old juvenile allegedly made threats against officers and Mendota Sweet Corn festival attendees.

The festival additionally went on this past weekend without incident. No arrests have been announced in connection with Saturday's shooting.

Police added in their statement that residents should not feel endangered by the recent events that police say are isolated.

Information provided in this report has been obtained from area authorities, including but not limited to local police, fire and emergency dispatch officials. Information is sourced only from official sources of public information unless otherwise stated. Subjects listed who have been charged or cited for crimes have not been proven guilty in court and all acts are alleged.