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Fort Wayne murder suspect caught in Alabama

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne fugitive wanted for murder has been caught.

28-year-old Christopher Figgs of Fort Wayne was found and arrested Monday by a US Marshal Task Force in Huntsville, Alabama. He went quietly.

Figgs has been charged with the shooting death of 28-year-old Edward Kiel. Police say he walked up to Kiel’s vehicle while it sat in the road on McKinnie Avenue on July 6th and shot him several times.


RELATED: Fort Wayne man charged in fatal July 6th shooting

The shooting was allegedly over Figgs’ ex-girlfriend, who was in the car with Kiel at the time of the attack.

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