Police pursued a car on Saturday that fit the description of one involved in a homicide, according to Skokie police officials, and Evanston police officers picked up a passenger.
Police followed a car into Skokie Saturday that matched the description of one involved in a homicide, according to Skokie police officials. Earlier: Teen shot in Evanston; police say it may be gang-related The driver bailed, Skokie police said, but Evanston police picked up the passenger. Skokie police officers helped to canvass the area for the driver, according to Skokie police officials, but did not assist in a chase. Reached via e-mail Sunday afternoon, a spokesperson for the Evanston police department said only that the agency had “no information on it at this time.” Patch will update this story if and when further details become available. Like Niles-Morton Grove Patch on Facebook for news and conversation
Evanston police say there may be some gang involvement in death of 19-year-old Justin Murray, who was shot and killed on Brown Avenue in Evanston Thursday night.
Evanston police say there are indications that gang members could be involved in the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Justin Murray on Thursday night. “We do believe there’s indicators that it has ties to gang involvement, but there’s no indicators that the victim, specifically, is a gang member,” Evanston Police Cmdr. Jason Parrott told Patch. “That information’s based on the way the incident happened and the company of the suspects that the victim was with.” For updates on this and other stories, like our Facebook page. Police found Murray lying in the grassy area between the curb and the sidewalk in front of 1818 Brown Ave., Evanston, where his grandmother lived. Witnesses saw and heard two offenders fire several shots from behind a …