Man wanted in 2013 Rockford homicide surrenders

ROCKFORD — A man wanted in a 2013 fatal shooting has surrendered to authorities.

Johny L. McFadden, 25, turned himself in at the Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center on Tuesday, Jan. 23. He is charged with first-degree murder.

McFadden was wanted in the 2013 shooting death of 27-year-old Rockford resident Semarin Dubois. Dubois was killed Thursday, July 4, 2013, near the intersection of South Henrietta Avenue and Green Street.




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Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato announced charges against McFadden Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.  A first-degree murder indictment was also issued for 28-year-old Shazariyah F. Hibbett, of Rockford.

McFadden is lodged in the Winnebago County Jail on $3 million bond. He is due in court Feb. 1.

Hibbett is still at large.

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Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Shazariyah F. Hibbett is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 779-500-6551 or Crime Stoppers at 815-963-7867. R.




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