Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Park Forest Police announced in a statement on November 17 four arrests in connection with the shooting death of Jason McCullough on October 28, 2016.
On November 15, after an “intensive investigation” into the murder of Jason McCullough by the Park Forest Investigations Unit and the South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force, a lone murder suspect, Josiah Clark, 34 years of age, from 228 Arcadia Street, Park Forest, was indicted on one count of first degree murder, according to police.
Clark is currently in custody awaiting extradition from Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, Minnesota, police said in the statement.
According to the statement, on Friday, October 28, 2016, at approximately 5:45 p.m., Park Forest Police responded to a call of shots fired from within a home on the 200 block of Arcadia St.
Responding officers found Jason McCullough, age 39, suffering from at least one gunshot wound and showing no signs of life.
Responding paramedics confirmed that Mr. McCullough was deceased, according to the statement.
Preliminary investigation indicates that this incident stemmed from a dispute between two adults known to each other, and that this was not a random crime, police said in the statement.
Additionally, Imanee Davis, 18 years of age, from the 100 block of Norwood Boulevard in Park Forest, and Jabari Davis, 38 years of age, from Chicago Heights, were both indicted on one count each of aiding a fugitive, police said in the statement. Joshanda Clark, 35 years of age, from Glenwood, IL, was indicted on one count of obstructing justice, the statement said.
“A special thanks for the professional cooperation and assistance during this investigation by the Minneapolis, Minnesota Police Department, the Hennepin County Sheriff’s Office and Correctional Center, Minnesota, and the FBI Minneapolis Safe Streets Violent Crimes Task Force-Fugitive Squad,” Police Chief Pete Green said in the statement.
“The Park Forest Police Department extends its condolences to the family and friends of Mr. McCullough,” Chief Green said in the statement.
Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to call the Park Forest Police Department Investigations Unit at (708) 748-1309.
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