Police: Waukegan Teen Dead After Shooting Stemming from Argument

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by Long Hwa-shu

An 18-year-old Waukegan resident was fatally injured early Friday morning in the courtyard of Woodland Village Apartment Complex in the 2400 block of Dugdale Road, Waukegan Police said.

He was identified as Robert J. Gordon. The victim was taken to Vista East Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Lake County Coroner Dr. Howard Cooper said an autopsy showed he died from a gunshot wound. Toxicology report is pending.

Detectives said they believe the incident stemmed from a verbal argument that escalated into the shooting. Detectives are following up on numerous leads. Anyone with information about the incident should call Waukegan Police at 847.360.9001.

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