Area South Detectives are seeking help from the community in identifying the offenders who committed a recent murder. The incident occurred in the 13000 block of S. Drexel Ave. in Beat 533. The offenders entered a courtyard and one of the offenders discharged a handgun, shooting and killing a 50-year-old male. Another victim was also shot and injured in this incident.
08 Sep 18 - West Side Man Charged in String of Armed Robberies
Jackson was arrested by the Area Central Robbery- Burglary Tactical officers on September 8, 2018 on the 400 block of North Oakley Blvd. at approximately 6:25 a.m. Officers approached Jackson while he was riding a bicycle after he matched the description of the offender wanted in numerous armed robberies and an attempted criminal sexual assault that occurred in the 12th District. Jackson was later positively identified as the offender and was charged accordingly. No further information is available at this time.