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The Chicago Police Department and Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force officers arrested a murder suspect on Thursday, May 20, 2021. Twenty-seven-year-old Jabari Johnson was apprehended without incident in the 10,000 block of West O’Hare Avenue.

Johnson was identified as the suspected shooter of Denzel Robinson; also 27. The victim was shot on May 7 at a gas station in the 600 block of West 31st Street (9th District). Police reports indicate the victim was in his car in the station’s parking area when the suspect walked up and began firing shots.

MurderRobinson was shot in his neck and head and succumbed to his wounds on May 20. The authorities charged Johnson with first-degree felony murder.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office released Robinson’s autopsy on Sunday, May 23, 2021. They determined the victim died from a gunshot wound to his head.

Chicago Police Department Charge Release:

Offender: Jabari Johnson, 27
Charge: One (1) felony count – Murder – First Degree
Court: Central Bond Court – 2600 S. California – May 22, 2021

Written by Cathy Milne-Ware

Sources:

Chicago Sun-Times: Man dies days after Bridgeport shooting
Chicago Police Department: Charge Release – Offender Charged with First Degree Murder

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Cathy Milne-Ware is the Editor-in-Chief for Frackle Media and lead instructor for St. Agatha's News School. She enjoys helping youth discover their unlocked potential and helping them find their voice. As an instructor, her goal is to teach them the power of words and develop strategies that will serve them in the future by teaching effective communication skills including critical thinking and a sense of belonging. Cathy strives to be an advocate and mentor for each intern.

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