Motorist Shot in North Chicago; Police Don’t Know Motive

North Chicago police responded about 12:40 a.m. Monday August 1, 2016 to a report of a shooting. A motorist was found fatally shot and a pedestrian was found wounded near a Citgo gas station at Lewis Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, according to police.

The 29-year-old Waukegan man that was fatally injured was identified as Larry Bone. The man attempted to flee in a van, but was struck by the gunfire, which caused a crash of the van. The van rolled over and crashed into a retaining wall on the northeast side of Lewis Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

Bone was transport to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

A pedestrian was also injured in the shooting and was transported in a personal vehicle to an area hospital, where the patient was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, Rivera said.

Police canvassed the area and checked if any nearby businesses captured video surveillance of the shooting, but no suspects have been detained. The circumstances that resulted in the shooting are unknown.

Police urge citizens with information to call the North Chicago Police Department tip line at 847-596-8745.

The Lake County Major Crimes Task Force is working with the North Chicago Police Department on the investigation.




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