Sheriff’s Police Seek Information on Maine Township Homicide

Apr 13, 2022Press Release

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff’s Police investigators are seeking information from the public to help solve a homicide that occurred last year in unincorporated Maine Township.

At approximately 3:50 p.m. on April 22, 2021, Erik Esquivel was shot multiple times in the 9600 block of Greenwood Road while he sat in his red Honda sedan. The 18-year-old was taken to Lutheran General Hospital where he died.

The shooter, described as a male, wearing a mask and a knit cap, fled the scene in a silver Jeep Cherokee. The Jeep was recovered in the Rogers Park neighborhood and investigators learned that it had been stolen.

Esquivel had lived in Maine Township for just a few months before he was killed. He moved from Rogers Park after he had been shot at in November.
Anyone with information about this homicide, or if they recognize the Jeep, is asked to contact Sheriff’s Police detectives at 708-865-4896 or 847-635-1188.

Video of the vehicle involved may be found here: