Arrest Made in Homicide on Ashcrest Lane

On February 15, 2015, at about 8:50 p.m., officers responded to a shooting in the 7600 block of Ashcrest Lane. Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim, Lasalle Jones, a 25 year-old Black male, suffered multiple gunshot wounds and died at the scene. The victim and his girlfriend were parked in front of the suspect’s house and were involved in a verbal altercation with the suspect. The suspect then produced a firearm and shot the victim multiple times. Suspect, Michael McDonald, Black male 6-19-1958, fled the offense location, later returned, and turned himself in to patrol officers at the scene. Suspect McDonald was taken into custody and transported to the Homicide Unit. The suspect was charged with Murder and placed in Lew Sterrett Criminal Justice Center. The victim’s girlfriend was also shot during this murder offense, but is expected to recover from her injuries. This offense is documented on case number 36331-2015. (Please see the arrest affidavit posted below).