Murder charge filed against man for fatal shooting of Arsennial Allen outside store in South Chicago

Jaquel Foots | Chicago Police

Jaquel Foots | Chicago Police

Chicago Sun-Times Wire

A man has been charged with fatally shooting Arsennial Allen earlier this month outside a store in the South Chicago neighborhood on the South Side.

Jaquel Foots, 20, faces one count of first-degree murder in connection with the April 6 shooting, according to Chicago Police.

At 3:22 p.m. that day, the 28-year-old Allen was standing in front of a store in the 2300 block of East 83rd Street, when a gunman walked up and shot him in the head, authorities said.

Arsennial Allen |

Arsennial Allen |

Allen, a South Shore neighborhood resident, was taken to Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, where he died less than two hours later, the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. An autopsy ruled his death a homicide.

Foots, who lives in the Lawndale neighborhood, was arrested Saturday after being identified as the shooter, police said.

On Sunday, he was ordered held at Cook County Jail on a $2 million bond, according to the Cook County sheriff’s office.

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