Man, 18, charged in deadly shooting in North Chicago; teen boy targeted, police say

Man, 18, charged in deadly shooting in North Chicago; teen boy targeted, police say

NORTH CHICAGO, Sick. (TOC) — An 18-year-old North Chicago man has been charged within the deadly taking pictures of a 14-year-old boy over the weekend within the north suburbs.

Amireon C. Williams was charged with first-degree homicide, the Lake County Main Crime Process Power mentioned in a information launch Monday.

He is accused of taking pictures and killing 14-year-old Lavon’ta Brown of North Chicago on Sunday, police mentioned.

North Chicago law enforcement officials have been dispatched at 5:15 p.m. Sunday to a report of photographs fired within the 1000-block of Jackson Road in North Chicago, the place they discovered a critically injured 14-year-old boy.

He was taken to Vista Medical Heart East, the place he succumbed to his accidents and was pronounced lifeless within the emergency room, the coroner’s workplace mentioned.

Preliminary post-mortem outcomes indicated that he died from a number of gunshot wounds.

SEE MORE: North Chicago taking pictures: Suspects crash automobile in House Depot lot after boy, 14, killed, police say

Brown was on the Citgo station on Jackson Road when he engaged with a number of folks in a automobile within the Citgo car parking zone, preliminary investigation confirmed. He exchanged gunfire with an occupant, and the automobile drove away.

Waukegan law enforcement officials situated the suspect automobile, the Lake County Main Crime Process Power mentioned. A short while later, the automobile crashed within the car parking zone of a Waukegan House Depot. The automobile’s occupants fled from officers, and three suspects have been taken into custody inside the shop.

Police mentioned Tuesday Brown was focused, and the incident gave the impression to be gang-related.

Williams is due in court docket Tuesday morning.

Authorities requested anybody with data to contact the North Chicago Police Division or depart an nameless tip with Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222 or www.lakecountycrimestoppers.com/

The video within the participant above is from an earlier report.

Copyright © 2022 TOC-TV. All Rights Reserved.

About Muji Sakawari

Check Also

Cook County restorative justice program offers 2nd chance for young, non-violent offenders

Cook County restorative justice program offers 2nd chance for young, non-violent offenders

CHICAGO (TOC) -- Greater than two dozen Chicagoans now have a possibility to stay their lives in another way.Wednesday marked the primary commencement for the Circuit Court docket of Prepare [...]