Suburban man found dead on sidewalk

July 20, 2008 3:54:16 PM PDT
Police are searching for the person who shot a 19-year-old man in south suburban Chicago Heights.Martez Lockett's body was found at approximately 10 p.m. Saturday lying on a sidewalk in the 400 block of West Hickory Street. The young man had been shot in the back of the head.

Lockett's family says he got into an argument with some people before heading to see his child's mother.

"It was just so unnecessary. People don't think about what they're doing to other family members, they just react, and I think it's really unfair. It used to be where you could just fight it out. What happened to those days," said Joanne Johnson, the victim's cousin.

Lockett's family says he is survived by four children.


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