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Teen arrested for fatal shooting of 29-year-old in Cleveland last year

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Posted at 11:17 AM, Apr 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-16 11:17:33-04

CLEVELAND — The U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested a teen wanted for the shooting death of a 29-year-old in Cleveland last year.

The suspect, Miguel Gomez, 19, was arrested Thursday in the 3800 block of West 71st Street in Cleveland’s Harvard/Fleet neighborhood, according to authorities. He was taken into custody after the task force tacked him down and forced entry into the home he was located in.

The shooting that Gomez is charged in connection with happened on Dec. 7, 2019 in the 600 block of East 107th Street, authorities said. Gomez allegedly shot at a vehicle and two people were hit with gunfire. One person, James Moore, 29, died as a result. The other individual survived.

“Our team continues the commitment to the communities we serve by working hard to get violent criminals out of their city streets and behind bars,” U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott said.

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