NORTH CHICAGO, Ill. — Police in North Chicago on Monday released the name of a 42-year-old man shot to death in what the department called a “targeted shooting.”
According to police, officers responded to a report of shots fired in the 1400 block of Cypress Avenue around 7:35 p.m. Saturday. Officers found two men suffering from gunshot wounds outside of a home on the block.
The 42-year-old, later identified as Thomas Binford, was rushed to Vista East Medical Center in Waukegan, where he was pronounced deceased. The 18-year-old man was taken to a nearby hospital in stable condition.
Police said the shooters fled from the scene. An investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact North Chicago police.