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Elgin police continue to investigate murder

Meeting set with Elgin residents

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A memorial cross sits by a fence in the 200 block of Silver Court, where 19-year-old Alexis Huerta was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

A sign stating that Alexis Huerta will not be forgotten sits at a memorial on the site where 19-year-old was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

Robert Trujillo, left, and Victor Anthony "Vito" Botti adjust some balloons at a memorial for their friend, 19-year-old Alexis Huerta, who was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin. The memorial is in the 200 block of Silver Court, where Huerta was found shot.

Brian Hill | Staff Photographer

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While Elgin police continues to investigate the killing of a 19-year-old man in an apparent gang-related shooting earlier this week, a community meeting will be held Wednesday to address residents' concerns. Services for 19-year-old Alexis Huerta will be held Sunday in Elgin. "Investigators are still working it around the clock," police Lt. Dan O'Shea said. "They are doing their darndest to get leads."
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    •  A memorial cross sits by a fence in the 200 block of Silver Court, where 19-year-old Alexis Huerta was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin.
    •  A sign stating that Alexis Huerta will not be forgotten sits at a memorial on the site where 19-year-old was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin.
    •  Robert Trujillo, left, and Victor Anthony “Vito” Botti adjust some balloons at a memorial for their friend, 19-year-old Alexis Huerta, who was killed in a shooting Tuesday night in Elgin. The memorial is in the 200 block of Silver Court, where Huerta was found shot.
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