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41-year-old Javarski McGee killed after shooting in Freeport

No suspects have been identified, and there has been no information immediately released regarding any arrests.



On January 13, 2024, at 2:26 A.M., Officers of the Freeport Police Department responded to a residence in the 1100 Block of S. Oak Avenue for a reported shooting incident.

Upon arrival, Officers found an unresponsive 41-year-old male victim who had been shot.

The victim was transported to the FHN Hospital by Freeport Fire Ambulance where he was pronounced dead.

Javarski McGee, a resident of the City of Freeport, has been identified as the individual who died as a result of being struck by gunfire.

The Freeport Police department is investigating the incident and is asking for anyone who has any information to contact either the Freeport Police Departmentrtment at 815-235-8222, the Stateline Area Crime Stoppers at 866-TIPSNOW or through texting at Tip411.