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.

 

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

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