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For Immediate Release

Contact:
January 30, 2018 William David, Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of Delaware (302) 573-6176;
USMS Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
U.S. Marshals Arrest Shooting Suspect
Wilmington, DE - United States Marshal Michael McGowan announced today the arrest of shooting suspect, Tevin Beatty, 26, of Wilmington. Beatty was wanted by the Wilmington Police Department for several charges stemming from an August shooting incident.

Beatty was charged with 2 counts of reckless endanger first degree, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, carrying a concealed deadly weapon, and other various charges related to an August 3, 2017 shooting in the 1100 block of Maryland Ave, Wilmington, DE.

The United States Marshals Service First State Fugitive Task Force began investigating the whereabouts of Beatty shortly after the incident. After several months of tracking down leads and tips, recent information indicated that Beatty may have fled to Philadelphia, PA. An address in the 2200 block of N. 22nd St., Philadelphia, PA was developed.

On January 30, 2018, The First State Fugitive Task Force and the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force from Philadelphia established surveillance on the suspected location. Beatty was observed and subsequently taken into custody after he attempted to flee from the rear of the residence. Beatty was taken to Philadelphia Police Department for processing on his out of state warrants and is pending extradition back to Delaware.

The USMS First State Fugitive Task Force is comprised of Federal, State, and Local law enforcement agencies in an effort to locate and apprehend fugitives wanted by or residing in the State of Delaware.

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

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