A father of two was shot and killed while walking home from work in a Chicago suburb a day after the Christmas holiday.
Alejandro Trujillo Moreno, 47, was parking his car Tuesday near 19th Street and 49th Avenue in Cicero when authorities said he was involved in an altercation.
According to the city spokesperson, Moreno got out of his vehicle after parking his car and was approached by “unknown suspects” before the group got into an argument. Moreno was shot during the altercation and taken to Mount Sinai Hospital, where he died from his injuries.
The suspects fled the scene in Moreno’s vehicle in an incident captured on surveillance video.
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The Cook County medical examiner’s office confirmed Moreno’s identity and said his cause of death was “multiple gunshot wounds.” The circumstances of the death have been classified as homicide.
Moreno, known as “cano,” was a Cicero resident and father of two teenage children.
His family said they wanted justice.
“He was incredible. He was a father, a husband, a friend,” said his cousin Mimi. “He was a good person. He didn’t deserve to die this way.”
Authorities said an investigation was still ongoing.