Charges filed in yesterday’s shooting


LANSING, Ill. (November 21, 2018) – Today the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office charged Steven Resendez, age 36 of Lansing, with one count of First Degree Murder and one count of Attempted Murder. He is scheduled to be in bond court on November 22, 2018, at 2650 S. California Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.

Resendez’s second victim is still listed in critical condition.

The charges were related to a November 20, 2018, incident. At 4:12am, the Lansing Police Department responded to the area of Thornton-Lansing Road and Chappel Avenue for a report of shots fired.

Upon arrival, officers located two male subjects lying in the street with gunshot wounds. The first victim was a 20-year-old male who was pronounced deceased on scene. The second victim was a 19-year-old male who was treated and transported to Munster Community Hospital, and later, to the University of Chicago Hospital.

The Lansing Police Department, with the assistance of the Major Crimes Task Force, was able to identify a person of interest. The South Suburban Emergency Response team, along with Lansing’s Emergency Response team, responded to the 17800 block of Locust Street to assist with taking the subject into custody. A peaceful surrender was negotiated.