Adriana Avila Shot to Death on Victory Avenue in North Chicago


Adriana Avila, of Highwood, was shot once in the chest in the 1500 block of Victory Avenue. She was pronounced dead at 12:30 a.m. Sunday at the crime scene. No reports, announcements or news of any suspects in custody.

Fourteen-year-old Adriana Avila went to a party in North Chicago where she was forbidden to go and without the knowledge of their mother. Adriana was the second of four siblings, and a freshman at Highland Park High School.

North Chicago police and the Lake County Major Crimes Task Force are investigating.