FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) — Police said a suspected shooter in a recent killing was arrested Friday night after he was located more than two hours away from Fort Wayne.
Fort Wayne Homicide Detectives along with Indiana State Police said they were able to locate and arrest 28-year-old Markquiel R. Derrick just south of Indianapolis Friday just after 7 p.m.
He was transported back to Fort Wayne and booked into the Allen County Jail on a murder charge.
Stephens was shot multiple times shortly after midnight Friday, the Allen County coroner said.
Detectives said they worked around the clock and were able to arrest Derrick in less than 24 hours.