North Chicago teen killed, 77-year-old bystander wounded in shooting

An 18-year-old man was killed last weekend in a shooting that also wounded a 77-year-old woman gardening nearby in suburban North Chicago.

A gunman showed up in a vehicle about 7:15 p.m. Sept. 6 in the 2000 block of Greenfield Avenue, exited and opened fire on the teen in the roadway, according to the Lake County Major Crimes Taskforce.

The 18-year-old, Solomon Little, of North Chicago, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

The 77-year-old woman was shot in her leg by a stray bullet and hospitalized, the task force said in a statement. She is expected to survive her injury.

The shooter reentered the vehicle and drove off, according to the release.