Victims identified in North Chicago, Waukegan shootings

Updated 9/12/2020 5:15 PM

The Lake County coroner on Saturday identified two people shot to death in separate incidents recently in Waukegan and North Chicago.

John Cannon, 28, of Waukegan died in a hospital emergency department after being shot Monday morning at a motel near Green Bay Road and Washington Street in Waukegan.


Another man also was shot. Waukegan police have said they do not believe there is a threat to the community. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at (847) 360-9001.

Solomon Little, 18, died at a hospital after being shot while playing basketball Sept. 6 in the roadway on the 2000 block of Greenfield Avenue in North Chicago. A woman who was gardening in her yard was also struck by a stray bullet, according to police.

Police say someone drove up, got out of a vehicle, fired several shots, got back in the vehicle and fled.

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