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99 years in prison for gunman who fatally shot innocent man in ‘cold-blooded’ attack at Waukegan restaurant

A gunman has been sentenced to 99 years in prison for shooting two men in the head, killing one, during a “cold-blooded attack,” which was a case of mistaken identity, outside Poppy’s restaurant in Waukegan. Jorge Medina, 20, of Waukegan, was charged in June 2022 with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with […]

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Man faces up to life in prison after jury convicts him of shooting 2 men, killing one, at Poppy’s restaurant in Waukegan

A man faces up to life in prison after a jury on Thursday convicted him of shooting two men in the head, killing one, at Poppy’s restaurant in Waukegan last year. Jorge Medina, 18, of Waukegan, was charged in June 2022 with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm. A second […]

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No bond for gunman charged with shooting 2 men in the head, killing one, at Poppy’s restaurant in Waukegan

Prosecutors say a gunman shot two men in the head, killing one, at Poppy’s restaurant in Waukegan on Sunday as revenge for a prior shooting. The gunman has been ordered held without bond. Jorge Medina, 18, of Waukegan, was charged with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder and aggravated battery with a firearm. A second man, […]

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Two teenagers shot in Waukegan

The Waukegan Police Department is investigating a shooting that left two teenagers injured in Waukegan Thursday afternoon. The Waukegan Police Department was called at 2:30 p.m. Thursday to the 1400 block of West Dugdale Road in Waukegan for a report of a shooting. Police officers arrived and found two victims that had been shot. Authorities […]