Homicide Suspect Arrested
On November 29, 2022, at approximately 4:20 p.m., 34-year-old Theodore Barksdale was found shot in an alley off the 100 block of North Kossuth Street.
Medics responded and transported Barksdale to Shock Trauma where, despite doctors' efforts, he died a short time later.
Homicide detectives assumed control of the investigation. Detectives reviewed video footage and interviewed several perspective witnesses.
Ultimately, detectives were able to identify a suspect and obtain an arrest warrant.
On December 9, 2022, at approximately 9:10 a.m., members of the Warrant Task Force arrested 18-year-old Dominique Edmonds at an apartment in the 2000 block of Ramblewood Road, in the Northeast District.
Recovered from the apartment was a “Ghost Gun” and suspected narcotics, all of which were submitted as evidence.
Edmonds was transported to the Homicide Section where he was interviewed, and then Central Booking where he was charged with 1st degree murder, handgun and various narcotics violations.
Currently Dominique Edmonds is being held at Central Booking without bail.