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Police Identify Person of Interest in Saturday's Homicide

Evanston police have taken a possible suspect into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of Floyd Gibert, 30, this Saturday.

Evanston police have identified a person of interest and taken him or her into custody in connection with a fatal shooting this Saturday in the 2000 block of Darrow Avenue, according to the Evanston Review.

Police are still questioning the person of interest and will not release more information unless charges are approved by the State's Attorney's Office, the Evanston Review reports

The victim was a 30-year-old Evanston man named Floyd Gibert who lived in the 2000 block of Ashland Avenue, according to authorities. He was shot around 6:20 p.m. on Saturday, and there was a traffic crash at Green Bay Road and McCormick Boulevard shortly afterwards that police believe was caused by someone trying to transport him to the hospital. 

The person of interest may have been arrested Wednesday, during a police crackdown on crime coordinated by the Cook County Sheriff's Office. DNA Info is reporting that police arrested a possible suspect in the Evanston shooting during the daylong sting.
Heather December 29, 2013 at 04:29 PM
EPD FINALLY DID SOMETHING WOW LETS JUMP AND DOWN !! Oh wait let me guess he's Tall Dark and Wearing Something Black . No I'm Black & my color isn't your business ! Yep i know a Life again has been taking from a family all my prayers to that family but , EPD only 2 colors never rich & white and trust me the north shore is the 1 buying weed ,coke ,speed , x or any pills to get a high they come down to the lets say to the bad area and buy or have a kid thats from the area hook them oh no they dont want to get there hands dirty or get caught !! Stop people of Evanston & EPD looking at just the black & latin kids and start watching the WHITE kids you would be surprised

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