Boy, 14, killed in mobile home park shooting near Des Plaines ID’d

Boy, 14, killed in mobile home park shooting near Des Plaines ID’d

ELK GROVE TOWNSHIP, Ailing. (TOC) — A 14-year-old boy was shot and killed Wednesday night time whereas strolling close to his house in a cellular house park close to Des Plaines, the Prepare dinner County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned.

The boy was strolling with one other baby about 7:15 p.m. within the Blackhawk Estates modular house group within the 400-block of West Touhy Avenue when a dark-colored SUV pulled up, police mentioned. A number of pictures have been fired from the automobile, hitting the boy, who later died from his accidents.

The Prepare dinner County Medical Examiner’s Workplace recognized him as Erick Alfaro. He lived in the identical block of unincorporated Elk Grove Township, the place the capturing occurred.

Alfaro attended Grove Junior Excessive College in Elk Grove Village. He was graduating from the eighth grade and was on the point of begin his freshman 12 months of highschool this fall, based on a GoFundMe web page.

“He was a candy, humorous and sensible child who had his entire life forward of him,” the web page mentioned.

Grove Junior Excessive College mentioned it’s going to have grief counselors and helps obtainable for college kids all through the subsequent two weeks.

Police didn’t present any extra details about suspects within the incident.

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Nobody was in custody as of Thursday morning.

Anybody with info is requested to name the sheriff’s workplace at 708-865-4896.

The Solar-Instances Media Wire contributed to this report.

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