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Reward increased to $25,000 in search of suspect in murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams

Devontay Anderson, 21, may have fled to Florida after the shooting. The FBI said Anderson also has links in Indiana.

Police investigate the scene where 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams was fatally shot April 18, 2021, at a McDonald’s drive-thru near Roosevelt Road and Kedzie.
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The FBI has increased a reward to $25,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the second gunman in the murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams at a West Side McDonald’s.

An arrest warrant was issued for Devontay Anderson, 21, on April 26 after he was charged with first-degree murder in Cook County Circuit Court, according to a criminal complaint filed in April in U.S District Court.

The FBI announced an initial reward of $10,000 for information on his whereabouts last month. GPS notifications have last tracked Anderson to Miami, Florida. The FBI said Anderson also has links in Indiana.

The FBI released these photos of Devontay Anderson, who is wanted in the murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams.
The FBI released these photos of Devontay Anderson, who is wanted in the murder of 7-year-old Jaslyn Adams.
FBI

On April 18, Jaslyn and her father, Jontae Adams, were in an Infiniti at a McDonald’s in the 3200 block of West Roosevelt Road when two gunmen got out of an Audi and fired into their car about 4:20 p.m., authorities have said. Jaslyn was killed and her father was wounded.

According to the federal complaint, surveillance video which captured the shooting was viewed by the Chicago Police Department. The complaint said three people were inside the Audi when it pulled behind the Infinti.

Demond Goudy and Marion Lewis have also been charged in connection with the shooting. Lewis was the getaway driver and did not fire any of the shots, prosecutors have said. Lewis and Goudy are being held without bail in Cook County Jail.

Anderson is described as 5-foot-6, 150 to 160 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has a small tattoo of capital letters written in script over his right eyebrow, the FBI said.

Anyone with information can call the FBI’s Chicago office at 312-421-6700.