Police are asking for witnesses to come forward after a 23-year-old Gurnee man was fatally shot in Kenosha over the weekend, and it’s possible the offender or offenders have ties to the Lake County area.
Kenosha police officers were in the area of the 3000 block of Roosevelt Road around 2:10 a.m. Saturday when they reported hearing gunshots.
Police encountered a large crowd and located a victim as they responded to the scene. The victim, who had been shot, was transported by ambulance to Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Kenosha Police Department Lt. Joseph Nosalik identified the victim on Monday as Malik D. Boyd, 23, of Gurnee.
Detectives are conducting an active homicide investigation and no one else was injured during the incident, Nosalik said.
The Lake County Sheriff’s Office said that it is possible the offender or offenders have ties to the Lake County and/or Chicagoland area. No one is in custody yet.
Anyone who may have observed or heard any type of disturbance or argument near 30th Avenue and Roosevelt Road around the time of the shooting is asked to contact the Kenosha Police Department Detective Bureau at 262-605-5203.
Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact Kenosha Area Crime Stoppers at 262-656-7333.