Man arrested in Minnesota in Alabama slaying
SELMA, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a man wanted in a gunshot killing that occurred last year in Alabama has been arrested in Minnesota.
Police in the West Alabama city of Selma say 18-year-old Javontae Mitchell was captured last week near the Canadian border by federal marshals.
Mitchell was sought in the killing of 26-year-old Taquon Fikes. Fikes was found lying unresponsive in the backyard of a house a year ago.
Police say he was killed in a fight.
Court records weren’t immediately available to show whether Mitchell had an attorney who could speak on his behalf.
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6/8/2022 11:07:27 AM (GMT -5:00)