Police follow new leads in Tinley Park Lane Bryant shootings

Police have some new leads in the Lane Bryant shootings.

On February 2nd, a man murdered five women inside the Tinley Park store, including Jeni Bishop, a South Bend nurse.

Police are now in Texas and are talking with friends of victim Rhonda McFarland.

Those friends once attended a church near Tinley Park where McFarland was associate pastor.

She reportedly left the church in 2006 after a disagreement over finances, and took a job at Lane Bryant.

About an hour before the murders, police say they got a phone call from a former church member.

Police don't think the trip to Texas will provide a major break in the case, but hope to get new information.

We also learned Friday that police are investigating a possible link between the Lane Bryant shooting and a home invasion on Chicago's south side that also left five people dead.

Police say it is common to compare violent crimes when they are similar.

In the south side murder, three people have been arrested.

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