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Man accused of involvement in ex-girlfriend’s murder faces charges

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Man accused of involvement in ex-girlfriend’s murder faces charges

NORTH CHICAGO, Sick. — A person accused of driving a gunman to a targeted shooting of one other man’s ex-girlfriend was charged Monday.

On Friday morning at around 6:05 a.m., North Chicago police responded to a report of shots fired within the 1000 block of Victoria Avenue. Officers on the scene positioned a girl shot to death inside a vehicle in a driveway.

Police initially told the general public it seemed to be a targeted shooting and nobody was in custody.

Investigators allege Seferino Calihua-Rodriguez, 35, of Waukegan, had a previous relationship with the girl and have become upset when it ended.

Authorities allege Calihua-Rodriguez hired Misael Chavarin-Plazola, 26, also of Waukegan, to kill the girl.

Authorities allege Rosalio Diaz Zarate, 29, of Waukegan, drove Chavarin-Plazola to the scene. Diaz Zarate was arrested on Monday and subsequently charged with two counts of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.

Seferino Calihua-Rodriguez (L) and Misael Chavarin-Plazola (R)

Chavarin-Plazola allegedly shot the girl and in addition attempted to kill a second one that was entering the vehicle with the girl, police said. Shots missed the opposite person.

Calihua-Rodriguez was arrested on Friday and Chavarin-Plazola was arrested on Saturday.

Calihua-Rodriguez has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder, solicitation of murder for hire and attempted first-degree murder. Chavarin-Plazola has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder.

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