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Tragic News: 23 Year Old Man Passes Away, After Being Shot in Freeport


On June 19, 2022 at approximately 9:59 P.M., the Freeport Police Department was notified by the Freeport Memorial Hospital (FHN) that a subject had been privately transported to the hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound.

The victim is identified as Daquaveon Jackson, aged 23 of Freeport. Jackson succumbed to his injuries and died at the hospital.

During the investigation, officers learned the shooting occurred in the unit block of North Greenfield Drive, just prior to Jackson’s transportation to the hospital in a private vehicle.

It is believed the shooting was the result of an argument, and the offender was known by the victim.

The Freeport Police are currently looking for a person of interest in connection with this investigation.

The incident is believed to be isolated, and there is no threat to the community at this time.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Freeport Police Department at 815-235-8222, or tips can be submitted through Stateline Area Crime Stoppers by phone to: 1-866-TIPSNOW, or online at: www. Tipsters to Stateline Area Crime Stoppers always remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.


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