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Man Arrested in Connection to Murder of 16-Year-Old Euclid Boy

For immediate release

Josh Lowe, Deputy U.S. Marshal

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

Cleveland, OH – Today, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force (NOVFTF) arrested Jay Shan Vance, 20. Vance was wanted by the Euclid Police Department for homicide.

According to Euclid police, 16-year-old Keshaun Lamar, was shot and killed early in the morning on Oct. 1 at an apartment in the 27500 block of Brush Ave. A juvenile suspect was arrested the same day as the incident. Jay Shan Vance was later identified as being involved in this deadly shooting, and warrants were issued.

Today, members of the NOVFTF arrested Vance at an address near the 13400 block of 5th Avenue, East Cleveland, OH.

U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott stated, “The efforts of the Euclid Police Department and our fugitive task force resulted in the arrest of this homicide suspect and hopefully this brings the family of the victim one step closer to justice.”

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, 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.

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