Man wanted for murder in Joliet shooting that left 17-year-old dead

Jeremiah J. Gavin, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to a Feb. 7 shooting that killed Jeremiah D. Frazier.

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A third man has been charged in the fatal Feb. 7, 2020, shooting of Jeremiah D. Frazier in the 200 block of Republic Avenue in Joliet.

A third man has been charged in the fatal Feb. 7, 2020, shooting of Jeremiah D. Frazier in the 200 block of Republic Avenue in Joliet.

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Police are searching for a man wanted for murder in a shooting last week that killed a 17-year-old in southwest suburban Joliet.

Jeremiah J. Gavin, 22, is charged with first-degree murder in connection to a Feb. 7 shooting in the 200 block of Republic Avenue that killed 17-year-old Jeremiah D. Frazier, according to Joliet police.

Jeremiah Gavin

Jeremiah Gavin

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Police on Monday announced charges against two other men in the same shooting.

Rasean Stokes, 18, is charged with murder and aggravated discharge of a firearm, according to police and county records.

Javontae Gray, 22, is charged with aggravated discharge of a firearm, reckless discharge, obstructing justice and obstructing a police officer.

The men were allegedly driving toward each other and shooting when Frazier was hit in the head by gunfire. He was dropped off at a hospital shortly after but died two days later.

Gavin, who is not in custody, has an active warrant for $2,000,000 in Will County, police said.

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