Autopsy results revealed in Waukegan shooting

Updated 9/3/2021 9:44 PM

Preliminary results from an autopsy confirmed that an 18-year-old Waukegan man died of a gunshot wound to the head, the Lake County coroner said in a news release Friday.

Waukegan police officers responding to a "man down" call found Sebastian Tovar lying on a sidewalk about 6:45 a.m. Sunday in the area of Lewis Avenue and Lydia Street in Waukegan.


Tovar later died at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville.

No one is in custody, Waukegan police said. However, the department is following up on leads.

Anyone with information should call police at (847) 360-9001.

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