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U.S. Marshals arrest Akron man for deadly home invasion

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Posted at 6:30 PM, Oct 24, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-24 18:30:26-04

AKRON, Ohio — An Akron man accused of breaking into a home in June and shooting four people, killing a man, has been arrested.

Jimmy Foster, 26, was arrested for a homicide that happened June 26 on Rowe Avenue.

Four people were shot during a home invasion, including a 12-year-old boy.

Brandon Varner, 34, died from the gunshot wounds.

Two teenagers were arrested in connection with the home invasion in July in Canton.

Foster was arrested without incident Thurday afternoon in the 100 block of Jesse Avenue.

“Our task force worked quickly with the Akron Police Department once this suspect was identified to locate him and get him off the streets of Akron," U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said.

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