Oak Park River Forest HS student Jailyn Logan Bledsoe killed at gas station, car stolen

Oak Park River Forest HS student Jailyn Logan Bledsoe killed at gas station, car stolen

OAK PARK, Sick. (TOC) — An 18-year-old who was shot and killed throughout a theft at a fuel station in Oak Park has been recognized.

Jailyn Logan Bledsoe, 18, of Oak Park was recognized by the Cook dinner County health worker’s workplace Thursday. Logan Bledsoe was a pupil at Oak Park and River Forest Excessive Faculty, in accordance with college officers.

“It’s with nice disappointment that we share the information that Oak Park and River Forest Excessive Faculty pupil Jailyn Logan-Bledsoe was accosted and killed early yesterday throughout a theft at a neighborhood fuel station. Please hold Jailyn’s household in your ideas throughout this tough time,” the college mentioned in an announcement.

Grief counseling is accessible for college students and workers, college officers mentioned.

Police mentioned they responded to reviews of photographs fired at a fuel station situated at 100 Chicago Ave. in a single day Wednesday, and located Logan Bledsoe, who had been shot within the head. She was pronounced useless at a close-by hospital.

Police mentioned witnesses advised them two males approached the lady shortly earlier than 2 a.m., shot her from behind after which took a few of her belongings. They then fled within the sufferer’s dark-colored Chrysler.

Surveillance video is aiding within the police investigation, and the West Suburban Main Crimes Process Power has been referred to as in to help as nicely. Nobody is at present in custody.

Police requested anybody with info on the homicide to name (708) 386-3800. Nameless ideas might be despatched by calling (708) 434-1636 or on-line at www.oak-park.us/crimetip.

The Solar-Occasions Media Wire contributed to this report.

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