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Chicago Homicide Suspect Arrested in Superior


Officers from the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and the Superior Police Department arrested a man this afternoon on a homicide warrant out of the state of Illinois.

Twenty year old Rasheed Martin was taken into custody without incident at a residence in the Bartley Manor Complex at 3900 Tower Ave.

Martin was wanted in connection with the July 4, 2015 homicide of 7 year old Amari Brown in Chicago in a drive-by shooting believed to be gang related. Martin is being held in the Douglas County Jail pending extradition to Illinois.

The U.S. Marshalls Service also assisted with this arrest.


Rasheed Martin mugshot