The victim of a homicide in Lake County on Monday afternoon has been identified.

The identity of the man who was shot and killed during a drive-by shooting in North Chicago has been released. According to the Lake County Coroner’s Office, Alejandro Garcia, 49, of North Chicago died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds sustained during the incident on Monday afternoon.


Garcia was mowing his lawn when a vehicle passed by and someone inside opened fire, according to police. Authorities believe the victim was targeted, though the exact reason for this is still under investigation by authorities.



North Chicago Police and the Lake County Major Crime Task Force are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.


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