12Apr15 Charges for Ross Jacobs

Chicago Police Department
Garry F. McCarthy
For Immediate Release
April 12, 2015
Marty Maloney
Deputy Director
Contact: Office of News Affairs
Hyde Park Man Charged in Stabbing of Roommate
Ross Jacobs, 27
5400 block of S. Hyde Park Blvd.
One felony count of Attempt Murder – First Degree
One felony count of Aggravated Battery/Use Deadly Weapon
Issuance of Warrant
Central Bond Court, 2600 S. California – April 12, 2015
Ross Jacobs was arrested and charged after he was identified as the
offender who stabbed his roommate multiple times in their apartment on
March 13, 2015, at approximately 3:00 am on the 5400 block of South Hyde
Park Blvd. The 27-year-old victim was in his bedroom sleeping when the
offender entered his room and attacked him with a butcher knife then fled the
scene. The victim was transported to Northwestern Hospital where he was
treated and released for his injuries. The investigation led Chicago Police to
Dallas, Texas, where Jacobs was subsequently located and taken into
custody. Jacobs was extradited to Chicago and on April 11, 2015, Jacobs
was charged with the above offenses. There is no further information.
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