Man Wanted for Homicide of 7-Year-Old in Chicago Caught in Superior

Man Wanted in Connection to Chicago Drive-By Shooting Arrested in Superior

Officers from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Superior Police Department arrested a man Wednesday afternoon on a homicide warrant out of the state of Illinois.

Twenty year old Rasheed Martin was taken into custody without incident at a residence in the Bartley Manor Complex at 3900 Tower Ave.

Martin was wanted in connection with the July 4, 2015 homicide of 7 year old Amari Brown in Chicago in a drive-by shooting believed to be gang related.

Martin is being held in the Douglas County Jail pending extradition to Illinois.

The U.S. Marshals Service also assisted with this arrest.

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