Evanston: Man Charged In Fatal Shooting Of Father Killed In Front Of Daughter 

By The Chicago Times Staff

July 28, 2022

EVANSTON, IL –  A man has been charged in the shooting death of a father who was playing Pokémon Go with his 6-year-old daughter in an Evanston Park in July.

Khiryan Monroe, 20,  was charged with first-degree murder in the July 14 killing.

According to Evanston police, Servando Hamros, 29, was found on the ground with gunshot wounds along the park’s canal around  9:05 pm on July 14 in the 2100 block of McCormick Boulevard.  Hamros was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The victim was walking in the park with his daughter,” said Evanston Police Commander Ryan Glew. “While walking in the park, the victim had what appeared to be a confrontation with at least one other subject. Shortly after this confrontation, an unknown offender, armed, shot the victim, killing him.”

According to the Cook County medical examiner, Hamros died of a gunshot wound to the head.  Hamros daughter was not harmed in the shooting.