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US Marshals arrest fugitive wanted in East Cleveland fatal shooting

Pictured is Kenneth Woods.
Posted at 1:28 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 07:51:27-04

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — The U.S. Marshals announced Monday a fugitive wanted by the East Cleveland Police Department for aggravated murder has been arrested, according to a release from the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force.

Kenneth Woods, 29, was wanted in a shooting that happened on June 24 near the 14300 block of Scioto Avenue. U.S. Marshals said Woods and Jaron Taylor, 40, allegedly got into a verbal fight that escalated to Woods fatally shooting Taylor.