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For Immediate Release

February 29, 2016 Chris Atwater, Chief Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of North Carolina (336) 332-8702;
Michael Potter, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
Middle District of North Carolina (336) 554-8545
Second Suspect in Connection with Attempted Murder Arrested by U.S. Marshals

Greensboro, NC - Today, at 2:10 PM, Markise Deshown Lytch, 28, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force (JFTF) out of Greensboro. Lytch was wanted by the High Point Police Department for attempted first degree murder, assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury, first degree burglary, and discharging weapon into an occupied dwelling. The warrants for Lytch’s arrest were issued on February 11, 2016.

On February 11, 2016, at approximately 1225 AM, officers from the High Point Police Department responded to a shooting in the vicinity of the 500 block of Barker Avenue. It is alleged that Lytch and Kyle Earl Parker, 30, fired shots into the residence and hit a victim. Upon arrival, authorities learned that a victim was struck in the chest with one of the rounds that was fired. Immediately, officers contacted emergency medical services and the victim was transported to the hospital to be treated for their wounds.

This afternoon, investigative efforts led the JFTF to a residence located at 306-B Anaheim Street in High Point. The JFTF surrounded and converged on the residence, subsequently, Lytch attempted to flee arrest by trying to escape. Lytch attempted to exit out of the back door but found himself surrounded and fled back into the residence. The JFTF took Lytch into custody at the front door when he surrendered without incident. Lytch was the second suspect arrested in connection to the shooting, Parker was arrested on February 17, 2016, by officers of the High Point Police Department. Lytch was transported to the Guilford County Jail-High Point where he is being held on the alleged charges.
The U.S. Marshals Joint Fugitive Task Force for the Middle District of North Carolina is comprised of investigators from the U.S. Marshals Service, Immigration Customs and Enforcement, Chapel Hill Police Department, Durham Police Department, Greensboro Police Department, High Point Police Department, Winston-Salem Police Department, Alamance County Sheriff’s Office, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Orange County Sheriff’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Department of Community Corrections – Probation & Parole.

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