Thursday, 15 March 2018 21:31

2 Men Shot to Death in Little Village, IL, Auto Shop

Written by Amber Fisher, West Side Patch
2 Men Shot to Death in Little Village, IL, Auto Shop Image by Amber Fisher

Two people were found dead in an auto shop in Chicago’s Little Village neighborhood Saturday, March 10, police said.

The victims were shot in Auto Body Castenada in the 3300 block of South Lawndale Avenue, according to police. Their bodies were found just before 6 p.m. Saturday.


Both victims were found with gunshot wounds to their heads, police said. Dozens of officers responded to the shooting.


One of the victims was identified as 56-year-old Gilberto Casteneda, according to the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office. Casteneda and a 33-year-old man were pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said. The identity of the 33-year-old has not been released.


No one was in custody as of the morning of March 12, and the investigation was ongoing.


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