Chicago barber was arrested and charged with murder after a customer refused to pay $15 for a haircut according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Deshon Mcadory has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 31-year-old Christian McDougald. The 40-year-old was held on $250,000 bail. Police believe that a gun that is thought to be the murder weapon was found in Mcadory’s coat. Along with witnesses identifying Mcadory as the shooter and ammunition matching his shell casing was found in his car.
Burch positioned Mcadory as a model member of the community who has business ties in the area as he’s employed independent contractors. While McDougald who had two prior convictions, including a felony in 2004 for possessing cannabis.
Mcadory was not the only person arrested in connection to McDougald’s death his business partner, 43-year-old Samuel Williams was arrested for unlawful use of a weapon by a felon. Williams bail was set at $25K.
The shooting was captured on surveillance video and three guns that belonged to Williams were found at the shop. McDougald’s death came as the city of Chicago shootings are up 36% in comparison to last year around this time.
Superintendent David Brown said the spike in violence to ABC7.
“We have a lot of work to do,” Brown said. “No one is celebrating anything. Four people lost their lives over the weekend.”
“We’re hyper-focused on the parts of the city that have the highest violence and once we have success there we try to scale that success, increase capacity while officer at the same time balancing officer wellness,” Brown added.
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