A North Chicago man wanted for fatally shooting a teenager in Chicago was arrested near the Walmart in Waukegan on murder charges, authorities said.
The Chicago Police Department said a 17-year-old boy was walking on the sidewalk around 2:20 a.m. on May 20 in the 2000 block of North Pulaski Road in Chicago.
A male wearing a white hooded sweatshirt began firing shots at the boy.
The victim suffered gunshot wounds to his chest and abdomen in the shooting, police said.
Paramedics transported the boy to Stroger Hospital in critical condition.
The boy was pronounced dead a short time later, police said.
The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Jesus Rojano Crespo.
Chicago Police Area 5 Detective Division began investigating the case.
Officials announced Monday that Jesus A. Toledo, 19, of North Chicago, was identified as one of the offenders who participated in the fatal shooting.
Officers tracked Toledo down and arrested him Saturday near the Walmart in the 3900 block of Fountain Square Place in Waukegan.
Toledo was placed into custody and charged with one count of first-degree murder.
He was transported to the Cook County Jail and appeared in court where he was ordered held without bond.