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Police Identify Suspect In Fatal Shooting Outside Waukegan Burger King

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Police seek Edson Silva, 27, in connection with a fatal shooting at a Waukegan fast-food restaurant. (Waukegan Police Department)

Police seek Edson Silva, 27, in connection with a fatal shooting at a Waukegan fast-food restaurant. (Waukegan Police Department)

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WAUKEGAN, Ill. (STMW) — Police have issued a warrant Friday for a Waukegan man accused of fatally shooting a man at a north suburban Burger King.

Police issued a $2 million, two-count first-degree murder warrant for Edson Silva, 27, of the 1300 block of Ridgeland Avenue, according to a release.

Police said they are not sure what motivated the shooting Thursday that killed Shawntrell Hayes, 29.

Police recovered a van Friday that was seen fleeing from the scene of the fatal  shooting.

Waukegan police were called to the restaurant at 3140 Belvidere Rd. in Waukegan about 6 p.m. Thursday after an altercation and shooting in the restaurant parking lot. Shawntrell Hayes, 29, was fatally wounded in the shooting, police said.

Officers were canvassing businesses in the area for videotape.

 (Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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