One of three people injured in Beach Park shooting dies

Updated 7/29/2022 6:17 PM

One of three people shot in a Beach Park parking lot Tuesday afternoon has died, the Lake County coroner's office said Friday.

Christopher Williams, 22, of North Chicago, died Thursday at a hospital where he was being treated for multiple gunshot wounds, according to the initial autopsy.


Lake County sheriff's investigators said Williams and the other two people were shot around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday by a person in the parking lot on the 38900 block of North Lewis Avenue. After being shot, the trio drove about a mile east and ended up near the intersection of Wadsworth Road and Gabriel Avenue.

Williams and the two others, a man in critical condition and a woman in stable condition, were found in their vehicle and rushed to the hospital, police said.

The shooting is believed to have happened following an argument, officials said.

The shooter remains at large.

Police urged anyone with information to contact Lake County Crime Stoppers at (847) 377-4250 or

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