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.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.
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