Mother: Former friend shot Berwyn man

December 20, 2009 (BERWYN, Ill.) Christopher Rivera was shot in west suburban Berwyn. He was rushed to Maywood medical center where he was pronounced dead Friday night.

Rivera's mother, Vivian Sanchez, told ABC7 that she believes the alleged shooter was once her son's friend, but the two had a falling out.

"They decided to go outside. About three minutes later, I heard a gunshot and froze. I felt something had happened, and I froze," Sanchez said.

Mrs. Sanchez said the alleged suspect remained at large Sunday night. No charges had been filed in the case.

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