DECATUR- Police arrested a Southern Illinois man, Juwan Jackson, 26 in Decatur on Tuesday in connection with the shooting death of a 38-year-old Murphysboro man, which occurred Oct. 24 in Murphysboro.
Jackson, was arrested on multiple felony charges, after Special Deputy U.S. Marshals Lorne Sturdivant and Adam Walter received information from police in Murphysboro that he was possibly in Decatur, said a news release from the Macon County Sheriff’s Office.
Detrick Rogers was shot in the head about 1:30 a.m. Oct. 24. A warrant was issued for Jackson’s arrest on charges of aggravated battery with a firearm, armed violence and unlawful possession of cannabis with the intent to deliver.
After Rogers died the following day, police said they are seeking a murder charge against Jackson.