Two “persons of interest” have been identified in connection with the murder of 18-year-old Jailyn Logan-Bledsoe, the Oak Park teenager who was found fatally shot in the parking lot of the BP gas station at 100 Chicago Av., around 1:52 a.m., June 22.

The Cook County Medical Examiner’s Officer determined the official cause of her death as a gunshot wound to the neck.

The names of the two individuals have not been released by the Oak Park Police Department to “protect the integrity of the investigation,” according to a July 7 news release, which also stated that the department is following “multiple leads.”

Wednesday Journal has requested further information regarding the persons of interest from the police department.

Interim Police Chief Shatonya Johnson has stated publicly that Logan-Bledsoe’s case is the department’s top priority and committed to keeping the community informed without compromising the investigation.

Oak Park police are continuing to work with the West Suburban Major Crimes Task Force, the Illinois State Police, the FBI, the Cook County Sheriff’s Police and the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office.

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