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DuPage County Sheriff

James Mendrick


Contact Information: Domrose #563 ~ 630.407.2010

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Sheriff Conducting Homicide Investigation

DuPage County Sheriff John Zaruba is conducting a homicide investigation that occurred the night of 11/20/15 in the intersection of Highlake Ave and DuPage Ave. in unincorporated West Chicago.   

The Sheriff's Office received a call at approximately 11:00 PM of a person on the side of the road. The individual was transported to Central DuPage Hospital and subsequently pronounced dead.  The victim has been identified as Enrique Hernandez, Jr 8/15/88 of West Chicago who is a documented gang member.  The Sheriff's Office is also attempting to locate the victims silver/gray 2007 Chevrolet 4 door Aveo with Illinois registration R614016. 

It is believed that this was an isolated incident and the victim was targeted. The DuPage County Sheriff's Office is requesting that anyone with information to please contact us at 630-407-2400. 

There is no further information available at this time and further updates will be sent out as they become available.