Update: Authorities identify 18-year-old woman found fatally shot at Oak Park BP gas station
Oak Park police are investigating the early morning taking pictures dying Wednesday of a woman found within the car parking zone of an area gas station that close by residents have taken to social media to say is a supply of security issues.
According to a discover posted on the Oak Park Police Department’s Facebook web page, officers responded round 1:52 a.m. to the 100 block of Chicago Avenue — at Taylor Avenue — on a name of photographs fired and found a woman unresponsive in a car parking zone there.
The Cook County health worker’s office late Wednesday recognized the woman as Jailyn Logan-Bledso, 18, of Oak Park. An post-mortem is scheduled for Thursday.
Police mentioned within the social media publish that the woman had an obvious gunshot wound to the pinnacle space.
“A witness reported seeing two male subjects who approached the victim from behind, fired one shot, took items from the victim and fled the scene in the victim’s dark Chrysler vehicle,” the social media publish states.
The woman was transported to an space hospital the place she was pronounced useless, police mentioned within the publish.
Some individuals who recognized themselves as residents dwelling close by the gas station replied on the police division’s publish, asking different space residents to hitch forces to deal with what they described as ongoing crime at the gas station.
“So many shootings at that gas station,” one responder wrote.
Another known as for the 24-hour gas station “to be shut down or closed at a reasonable hour.”
Gas station house owners couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
The West Suburban Major Crimes Task Force, together with different space police departments, is helping within the deadly taking pictures investigation.
Authorities ask that anybody with details about the incident name the Oak Park Police Department at 708-386-3800. Information could also be supplied anonymously by calling 708-434-1636 or on-line at www.oak-park.us/crimetip.
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