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For Immediate Release

Josh Lowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Northern District of Ohio
Cleveland, OH
(216) 276-7505

U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699

14-Year-Old Wanted for Homicide Arrested by U.S. Marshals

Cleveland, OH – This morning, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) located and arrested a 14-year-old male that was wanted by the Cleveland Division of Police for aggravated murder.

According to the Cleveland Division of Police, on November 19, 2022, an argument broke out between the 14-year-old male suspect and Lawrence McKissic, 18, at a drive thru convenience store located near the 10300 block of St. Clair Ave., Cleveland. The 14-year-old-male is alleged to have shot McKissic in the head, and then proceed to steal McKissic’s firearm and flee the scene. 

This morning, members of the Cleveland NOVFTF arrested the 14-year-old male in an apartment near the 400 block of Richmond Park Drive, Richmond Heights, Ohio.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “Outstanding investigative work by the Cleveland Division of Police lead to the quick identification of this homicide suspect. The arrest of this suspect comes just weeks after the initial incident. “

Anyone with information concerning any wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833), or you can submit a web tip. Reward money is available and tipsters may remain anonymous.  Follow the U.S. Marshals on Twitter @USMSCleveland. 

The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force – Cleveland Division is composed of the following federal, state and local agencies:  U.S. Marshals Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cleveland Police Department, Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office, Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police Department, Euclid Police Department, Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Independence Police Department, Parma Police Department, Aurora Police Department, Solon Police Department, Cleveland RTA Police Department, Westlake Police Department, Bedford Police Department, Middleburg Heights Police Department, Newburgh Heights Police Department and the Metrohealth Police Department. 
 

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

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