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Man found shot to death outside North Chicago home

File Photo | North Chicago Police Department Car | Source: Flickr – Inventorchris

The Lake County Major Crime Task Force was called to assist police investigate after a 35-year-old man was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound in North Chicago Sunday morning.

The North Chicago Police Department and the North Chicago Fire Department was called around 8:05 a.m. Sunday to the 1700 block of Greenfield Avenue. A 911 caller reported that a man was found dead outside of a house.

Police found the 35-year-old North Chicago man with what appeared to be a gunshot wound, Lake County Major Crime Task Force spokesman Christopher Covelli said. Paramedics pronounced the man, who has not yet been publicly identified, dead at the scene.

The North Chicago Police Department requested the Lake County Major Crime Task Force to help investigate the death. The Lake County Coroner’s Office responded to the scene and an autopsy has been scheduled for Monday morning.

Additional details are expected to be released soon, Covelli said. Anyone with information is asked to call the North Chicago Police Department at 847-596-8774 or Lake County CrimeStoppers at 847-662-2222.

Sam Borcia

Sam Borcia

Senior News Editor at Lake & McHenry County Scanner
Lake and McHenry County Scanner is a local breaking news website covering issues that matter such as shootings, stabbings, house fires, kidnappings, car accidents, and more around Lake County and McHenry County Illinois. Lake and McHenry County Scanner has over 120,000 social media followers and receives hundreds of thousands of website visitors each month.
Sam Borcia


  1. Karla Karla January 7, 2019

    Im sorry this happened to u benson you was a coo nice funny laid back type of guy my prayer goes out to your family like smh who would wanna harm u love u stay up

    • Jeanette Jeanette January 7, 2019

      Benson May you Rest In Peace I’m so lost for words right now. My condolences go out to his entire family and kids and the mothers of his kids. I’m so sorry for your loss

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