WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — Two men from the Chicago suburbs are being held on $2 million bail in the August killing of man who died after being shot inside a Waukegan motel.
Darius Kirby, 31, of Riverdale, and Shave Jackson-Spicer, 26, of Joliet, have been charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Jerry Reid of Chicago, Waukegan police said Friday.
Both were ordered held on $2 million bail at the Lake County jail.
Warrants for the two men were issued earlier this month. Kirby was arrested March 17 in Calumet City and Jackson-Spicer was arrested the next day in Joliet, police said.
Waukegan police were called to a motel on Aug. 26 after receiving reports of gunfire. Inside the motel, officers police found Reid. The Chicago man was pronounced dead at a hospital.
Police have not disclosed a possible motive in the shooting. Kirby and Jackson-Spicer are scheduled to appear in court on April 20, Waukegan Police Commander Edgar Navarro said.