Alex Lenore, 21 of East Chicago. | Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media
Updated: April 25, 2013 9:47PM
EAST CHICAGO--A 21-year-old East Chicago man found shot in his back yard Wednesday night died Thursday at a Chicago hospital, police said.
Alex Lenore, of 4913 Baring Ave., had been shot in the head and body when police found him near the alley of his home about 8:30 p.m., Deputy Chief John Verbich said. He died about 3 a.m. at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn.
“We have absolutely zero,” Verbich said regarding a possible motive or suspects in the slaying.
Detective Carlos Velez is leading the homicide investigation. Anyone with information can call him at 391-8318.