JOPLIN — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting.
On Wednesday, police in Joplin were contacted by authorities in Monroe, Louisiana in reference to a homicide investigation, according to a media release.
They requested assistance locating Markeivion R. Hill, 17, Louisiana. Hill was charged with shooting and killing another man in Monroe, Louisiana on November 24, 2018 and was supposed to be in Joplin.
Joplin Police Detectives began a short investigation and located Hill walking near the 1200 block of South Wisconsin.
He was contacted and arrested without incident and is being held in the Joplin City Jail.
He faces one count of second-degree murder in the Nov. 24 shooting death of 27-year-old Deshaun Cook at an apartment complex in Monroe, Louisiana.