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Man wanted for shooting death of 18-year-old in Akron arrested by U.S. Marshals

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Posted at 3:09 PM, Aug 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-16 15:09:06-04

AKRON, Ohio — A man wanted in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old in Akron earlier this week was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Service Friday.

Jeremiah Alexander, 20, was located in the 1300 block of Victory Lane in Akron by the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force.

An arrest warrant was issued Wednesday after Alexander allegedly shot and killed 18-year-old Tion Johan Anthony near Dahlgreen Drive and Rosemary Boulevard.

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