23-Year-Old Sauk Village Man Fatally Shot

Victim was 23-years-old

A 23-year-old man who was shot in south suburban Sauk Village died early Thursday.

Manuel G. Montoya was pronounced dead at 1:19 a.m. at St. Margaret Hospital in Dyer, Ind., a Lake County coroner’s office statement said.

He was shot in the 1800 block of East 222nd Place in Sauk Village, but police and a representative at the coroner’s office could not say when the shooting happened.

He died of a gunshot wound, and his death was ruled a homicide, the coroner’s office said.

Montoya lived in the 1700 block of West 220th Place, about half a mile northeast of the shooting.

Sauk Village police could not provide further details early Thursday.

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