Arizona murder suspect arrested in Charles City
(ABC 6 News) – A suspect wanted on an arrest warrant for murder and attempted murder in a shooting from April 2022 in Tucson, Ariz. was arrested in Charles City, Iowa on Friday afternoon.
The Charles City PD assisted the US Marshals with the apprehension and arrest of 24-year-old Trevontea Tyron Howard-Brown around 12:30 p.m. in the 1100 block of Kelly Street Friday.
Howard-Brown briefly barricaded himself in the home but was ultimately taken into custody without incident.
Trevontea Howard-Brown was transported and booked into the Floyd County Jail for his warrant for 1st Degree Murder and Attempted 1st Degree Murder. There is a bond of $1,000,000.
Immaculate Conception Elementary School went on lockdown for about 45 minutes as authorities executed a search warrant nearby.
According to the Tucson Police Department, an arrest warrant was issued for Howard-Brown on first-degree murder and attempted first-degree murder in connection to a shooting that took place in April 2022.
ABC affiliate KGUN-TV in Tucson, Ariz. said a shooting near the University of Arizona campus around 2:00 a.m. on April 22, 2022, left a 24-year-old man dead and a 21-year-old man with serious injuries.
He is currently awaiting extradition back to Arizona.
ABC 6 News will provide additional information when it becomes available.