WARNING GRAPHIC: Latin King shot and killed in West Ridge Neighborhood

At 12:30 a.m. Saturday, an 18-year-old man was killed in the West Ridge Neighborhood on Chicago’s North side.

He was walking in the 2100 block of West Devon Avenue when someone wearing a gray hoodie and light blue pants fired shots at him. He was hit in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene in the middle of the street, his body was draped by a sheet. The Cook County medical examiner’s office identified him as Miguel Bahena of the 5600 block of North Campbell Avenue. Mr. Bahena is said to be a made member of the Latin Kings Street Gang.

A witness at the scene described what he seen while driving on Devon and seeing Bahena’s friend standing, hysterical, in the middle of the road.

“He, screaming, throwing his shirt on the ground as he stood over the body.

The man stayed at the scene where his friend was killed for hours, with the victim’s blood all over his jeans.

Area north detectives are investigating this gang related shooting; the shooter or shooters are still at large.

Maggio News

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