Authorities are actively searching for a 33-year-old man believed to be linked to a shooting incident that occurred on Saturday, resulting in the tragic death of a 16-year-old boy named Leontaye in Chicago, IL.
The investigation is ongoing as law enforcement works to apprehend the suspect and gather more information about the circumstances surrounding the incident. Keep reading to know more about it in detail.
Investigation Underway in the Death of 16-Year-Old Leontaye
The tragic incident involving 16-year-old Leontaye occurred during a confrontation with a known 33-year-old male suspect inside a residence in the 100 block of North Parkside at approximately 8:30 p.m.
As per the official police report, escalating tensions prompted the adult male to reveal a handgun and fire multiple shots at the teenager. Unfortunately, Leontaye suffered several gunshot wounds to the chest and was declared dead at the scene.
Law enforcement is actively engaged in an investigation to unravel the details of this confrontation, aiming to discern the motive behind the violent encounter and collect evidence for the apprehension of the responsible party.
Public Help Needed
The individual suspected in the incident managed to escape from the residence with the handgun before the police arrived, and as of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the case. Area 4 detectives are spearheading the investigation, actively collecting information to reconstruct the sequence of events leading to the tragic incident.
Authorities are appealing to the public for assistance, encouraging anyone with knowledge about the suspect or the victim’s family to come forward and cooperate with the police. The police have not yet disclosed specific details about the suspect. This remains an evolving situation, and updates will be provided as the investigation progresses.
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