Monday, January 9, 2017
Violence & Shootings mar first full weekend of new year in Lake County AND 1 killed, 2 shot & wounded by masked gunmen in Harvey home invasion as the Section 8 Crime Plague Spreads
In North Chicago, police had a suspect in custody, but the investigation is ongoing, Lt. Frederick Diez said.
Police were called to an area near Victoria and 13th streets at 9:37 p.m. Saturday and found that a 44-year-old man who had been shot, Diez said. The man was transported to Vista Medical Center East, Waukegan, where he died of his injuries. An area resident, who did not want to be identified, said the shooting occurred inside a vehicle. Autopsy results were not immediately available.
On Friday, Winthrop Harbor police were dispatched to 3600 Creekside Court at 8:45 p.m. for a report of shots fired and when they arrived they found a 46-year-old man inside the attached garage who was critically wounded, Lake County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Christopher Covelli said. He said the victim, Jeffrey LaLond, was transported to Vista Medical Center East, where he was pronounced dead.
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A man was killed, another person was shot and a third person was badly beaten during a home invasion in Harvey on Sunday evening, according to a spokesman for the south suburb.
A 21-year-old man and his brother were leaving their home in the 200 block of Calumet Boulevard around 7:15 p.m. when two armed men wearing masks forced them back inside, according to a statement from Harvey spokesman Sean Howard.
One of the masked men ordered everyone on the floor, then at least one of the masked men began shooting. The 21-year-old man was shot in the back, and another person, whose age was not available, was shot in the leg.
The 21-year-old was taken to Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and pronounced dead.
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