16-Year-Old Arrested in Highland Park Murder Of 16-Year-Old

(Gurnee, IL) A 16-year-old is facing adult charges in a Highland Park shooting that left another 16-year-old dead. Lake County Major Crime Task Force officials say Estiven Sarminento has been charged with two counts of first degree murder in the Sunday morning death of Omar Diaz. Authorities say the suspect and victim knew each other, and had an ongoing feud…details of that conflict have not been released. Sarminento was being held pending a court hearing today.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WLIP News (8-14-23)