- The police said the 15-year-old told them that at 8 a . m . on Monday, she was abducted by two men in a dark-colored van near Marion Avenue and East 197th Street in Bedford Park.
- They had met in college, when Jackson was a sophomore and Snowden a freshman, and Jackson's parents invited him to stay at their home to alleviate the weekday commute to Amityville, N . Y . Snowden shared Mark's early highs and later lows, until one fateful night, July 9, 1991, when a car crawled along 197th Street and the window rolled down and bullets sprayed all around the street near the Jackson home.