North Chicago men identified as victims of shooting

By Emmagrace Sperle
Daily Herald correspondent
Updated 9/13/2021 5:05 PM

Authorities have identified the two North Chicago men who died after an early morning shooting Saturday.

Officers responded to a report of shots fired about 3:30 a.m. in an alleyway of the 1000 block of Lincoln Street.


Authorities said Navor Benitez, 24, died at the scene, while David Fajardo, 25, was taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The autopsies showed both men died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to the Lake County coroner's office.

The shooting remains under investigation.

Article Comments
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.