Lake Forest police: Man killed in violent fight on shore of Lake Michigan

Lake Forest police say a man was killed in a violent fight at the Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve early Saturday. 

Originally, Highland Park Police found the man dead after receiving a call. 

Around 5:10 a.m., police were called to the first block of Cliff Road in Highland Park for a report of an unconscious man on Lake Michigan's shoreline. 

Police later found a man in Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve at 117 Sheridan Road in Unincorporated Lake Forest

Forest Preserve Police were called and will take the lead in the death investigation. 

Lake Forest police say round 1 a.m. Saturday a 45-year-old man went to talk with people being loud on the lakeshore. 

The man got into a fight with two men, ages 20 and 18. Both men were injured and were hospitalized. 

Lake County Forest Preserve Police and Lake County Major Crime Task Force investigators are actively investigating the incident. 


Additional information will be released as it becomes available.