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Waukegan man shot, charged after Round Lake Beach fight

A man is facing charges in connection with a shooting from Oct. 4, 2019, in Uptown.
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A 21-year-old man was shot in the shoulder and then charged after a fight in Round Lake Beach Saturday night.

Omar Macias, of Waukegan, was charged with aggravated battery after he hit a man in the head with a blunt object during a fight, according to a statement from the Round Lake Beach Police Department.

At 9:36 p.m. Saturday, police responded to calls of several gunshots in a housing complex in the 1900 block of Cedar Lake Road in Round Lake Beach. Police determined there had been a fight, and found a 23-year-old man from Round Lake Beach, who had been hit in the head. The man refused to be transported to the hospital for his injury, according to the statement.

A gunshot victim was not located at the scene, but officers were later called to the Lake Forest Hospital emergency room in Grayslake in response to a man who arrived with a gunshot wound to the shoulder, according to the statement.

Police determined this man was Macias and that he was involved in the fight and hit the 23-year-old man in the head, according to the statement.

Macias was transported to Condell Hospital in Libertyville, where he was released and placed into police custody, according to the statement.

He was ordered held on a $150,000 bond, police said.