Alexander Mercado, 16

Alexander Mercado, 16

Alexander Mercado, another man, and a woman were all sitting in a parked car at 4130 North Albany Avenue in Chicago’s Albany Park neighborhood at about 1:45 a.m. when someone walked up and started a conversation with them. Soon after the suspect opened fire into the car. The woman switched places with one of the gunshot victims and drove to the 4000 block of North Whipple Street, where she called police. Alexander was taken to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at 2:33 a.m.

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