Evanston Teen Omar Estrada Shot, Killed Sitting at Bench at Touhy Park in Chicago


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Evanston police responded about 7:45 p.m. Thursday to a report of a teen shot in the head at Touhy Park, 7348 N. Paulina Street in Chicago.

Omar Estrada was sitting on a bench with two teen girls at about 7:45 p.m. when shots were fired from the north. Omar Estrada, of the 1500 block of Howard Street in Evanston, was pronounced dead just before 6 a.m. at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston.

Chicago police Belmont Area detectives were investigating, and are not aware of a motive or gang affiliation.



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