BPD: Third murder suspect on the loose, considered ‘armed and dangerous’

Scotty Allen, 18, is a black male, approximately 5’8″, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. (Photo Bloomington Police Department)


By Howard Packowitz and Neil Doyle

BLOOMINGTON – A third suspect, still on the loose for an April murder in Bloomington, is considered “armed and dangerous,” and police late Tuesday warned the public not to approach him.

Police are looking for Scotty Allen, 18, of Bloomington, who is charged in the April 2 shooting death of Juan Nash, 25, in the 1200 block of Orchard Road, on the city’s east side.

Police released a description of Allen. He is black, approximately 5’8″, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.

Earlier, police arrested Exodus Hebert, 18, of Bloomington and Amari McNabb, 22, of Las Vegas. They face multiple charges, including first degree murder.

One of the charges against McNabb is aggravated discharge of a firearm, but prosecutors declined to say if they believe McNabb was the shooter.

Anyone with information about Allen’s whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Jared Bierbaum at 309-434-2807, email at jbierbaum@cityblm.org, or the department’s main line at 309-820-8888. If you wish to remain anonymous, please call McLean County Crime Stoppers at 309-828-1111.

Howard Packowitz can be reached at howard.packowitz@cumulus.com

Neil Doyle can be reached at neil.doyle@cumulus.com


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