4th suspect charged in murder of retired Chicago firefighter during Morgan Park attempted carjacking

ByABC 7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Friday, January 22, 2021
4th person charged in murder of retired Chicago firefighter
A fourth man is now charged with murder in the shooting death of a retired CFD lieutenant and been extradited back to Chicgo after his arrest in Pennsylvania.

CHICAGO (WLS) -- A 19-year-old man is the fourth person charged with murder in the shooting death of retired Chicago Fire Lt. Dwain Williams outside of a popcorn shop in Morgan Park earlier last month.

Jaleyn Saulsberry, 19, is charged with one count of first degree murder and three counts of issuance of warrant. Saulsberry was initially arrested on a different warrant in Pennsylvania and held on a $2 million murder warrant.

He was extradited to Chicago and is due in bond court Friday morning.

Brown did not immediately identify the individual.

Devin Barron, 20, of Lynwood, Dwain Johnson, 18, and a 15-year-old boy who has not been identified by name have also been charged in the shooting.

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Chicago police released this surveillance video of the attempted carjacking and shootout that killled retired Chicago firefighter Dwain Williams in Morgan Park.

Williams, a beloved retired CFD lieutenant, was walking out of a popcorn shop in Morgan Park at 117th Street and Western Avenue on Dec. 3. Surveillance video captured the shooting exchange with Williams and the group trying to approach him. Williams was hit and later died.

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Williams, 65, spent 28 years with the Chicago Fire Department and later worked at OEMC specializing in coordinating the city's surveillance cameras.