DIXMOOR, Illinois — A 16-year-old boy was found dead Tuesday with a gunshot wound to the head in a Cook County forest preserve.
Just before 6:00 p.m., the Cook County Sheriff’s Office was asked by the Cook County Forest Preserve Police Department to conduct a shooting investigation at the Calumet Woods Forest Preserve, located near Block 14000 of South Thornton Road in Dixmoor.
At the scene, police discovered a 16-year-old boy, later identified as Jaiden Howard in University Park, suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Howard’s death is being investigated as a homicide. Those with leads are asked to call police at 708-865-4896.
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