DuPage authorities searching for victim’s car in homicide investigation

SHARE DuPage authorities searching for victim’s car in homicide investigation

DuPage County sheriff’s officers are searching for the car of a 27-year-old man found dead on the side of a west suburban road late Friday.

Enrique Hernandez Jr. was discovered about 11 p.m. at the intersection of Highlake and DuPage avenues in unincorporated West Chicago, according to sheriff’s office spokeswoman Dawn Domrose.

Hernandez, a West Chicago resident, was taken to Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, where he was pronounced dead. He suffered a gunshot wound to the head, according to the DuPage County coroner’s office.

Police said Hernandez was a documented gang member who was targeted in an isolated attack. Investigators are trying to find his silver or gray 2007 Chevrolet Aveo, which has Illinois license plates R614016.

Anyone with information should call the sheriff’s office at (630) 407-2400.

The Latest
Prosecutors have accused defense attorneys for the four people convicted of conspiring to bribe Michael Madigan of “claiming victory prematurely.” But one defense attorney predicted that “the convictions are not going to stand.”
Purity tests, owning the libs, keeping their base angry, prostrating to Donald Trump and getting reelected are just some of the things Republicans have decided are far more important than governing.
After three years of behind-the-scenes planning, trash hauler LRS scraps an idea to send waste down to Central Illinois from the Sanitary and Ship Canal.
Car insurance premiums should be based on driving record not socioeconomic factors.
Some have wondered if new football coach Robbie Gould will show Saturday for the Indoor Fishing Flea Market at Rolling Meadows High School; that question leads Go & Show this week.