Arrest Made In Chicago For McKinney Super 8 Shooting

Madeline Schmitt | |

MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) – An arrest has been made in the case of a Jan. 12 shooting at a Super 8 Motel in the 900 block of the N. Central Expressway in McKinney.

On Friday, Jaqwa Cheguevera Ross, 18, was arrested in Chicago for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police say Ross had fled the state after the shooting.

Ross is believed to have shot 18-year-old Shelton Thacker twice in the back near the motel’s pool.

Thacker was transported by air-ambulance to Baylor Dallas in critical condition.

The arrest was a joint operation conducted by the U.S. Marshal Service, the Chicago Police Department, McKinney police and the Texas Department of Public Safety.

Ross is currently being held on bond pending extradition, according to McKinney police.

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