Man charged with River North shooting that left one woman dead, another injured in April

Chicago police have arrested a man in connection with a double shooting that left one woman dead and another seriously injured near Marina City last April.

Jason McMahan, 36, of the Austin neighborhood, is charged with murder, two counts of attempted murder, and aggravated battery by discharging a firearm, according to a Chicago police media statement.

We will learn more about the particulars of the allegations against McMahan when he appears for a bond hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting occurred around 1:03 a.m. on April 30 in the 300 block of North State.

At the time, police said the women were arguing with a man who retrieved a handgun from an unspecified location and shot them multiple times, according to a CPD media statement.

Tashawnna Anderson, 26, was killed. A 31-year-old woman was severely injured.

Witnesses said the gunman escaped in a white Cadillac CTS. About 30 minutes later, a woman in a white Cadillac CTS called 911 from the 400 block of North State to report that someone hit her head with a chair during a fight.

Police recovered two guns from inside the Cadillac, according to officers on the scene. Cops said the third woman admitted to being at the shooting location before EMS took her to Northwestern. Two men who were with the woman in the Cadillac were gone when CPD arrived.

Reports emerged that the women were bowling at the nearby 10Pin Lounge when one of them caught the gunman cheating with another woman. A confrontation escalated and moved outdoors, where the shooting occurred.

CWB Chicago will post an updated story after McMahan appears in court.

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