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Alex Lenore 21 East Chicago. | Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media

Alex Lenore, 21 of East Chicago. | Provided Photo~Sun-Times Media

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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.



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