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OMAHA, Neb. — The 12-year-old boy wanted for allegedly killing a drug dealer has been arrested hundreds of miles away from the crime scene.
U.S. Marshals Service tracked Jarrell Milton down in Minneapolis, KETV reports. That’s more than 300 miles north of Omaha, Nebraska where 31-year-old Jamymell Ray was killed on June 29.
It was not clear how the child traveled so far.
Jarrell Milton, his 17-year-old brother Jamar Milton and 15-year-old Shuntayvious Primes-Willis are all charged with murder.
KETV reports Fisher met with the teens to sell them weed, but the boys tried to rob him and ended up shooting Ray.
“All three suspects had guns,” Douglas County Attorney Don Kleine said. “Two guns (were) recovered. To have young people at this age involved in that kind of violence is very troubling.”
Prosecutors believe the shooting was gang-related and plan to try the boys as adults.
“No, I don’t feel bad for them,” said Russien Cherry, the victim’s girlfriend. “They did grown people acts, so they should be treated like an adult.”
But just like the thousands of shocked people who retweeted the 12-year-old’s picture, Cherry can’t make sense of it all.
“How is a little baby going to have a gun?” Cherry asked. “Either he was already a thug, (his mother) doesn’t care — something, but it doesn’t make sense.”