Man wanted for Lincoln murder arrested in Chicago

(Lincoln, NE) -- A man wanted for a Lincoln murder was arrested in Chicago.

Lincoln Police say around 11:30 Wednesday morning, 25 year old Deontae Rush was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Chicago. Rush is facing a charge of first degree murder in connection to the shooting death of James Shekie.

The morning of March 1st, 2021, officers were called to a home in the 4200 block of North 20th Street after neighbors reported seeing a door to the home open for an extended amount of time. Once inside the home, officers found Shekie dead from a gunshot wound.

On March 4th, officers arrested 17 year old Anna Feilen and 25 year old Marques Moten for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery. LPD says investigators examined forensic evidence from the scene, conducted numerous interviews, and analyzed digital evidence in obtaining an arrest warrant for Rush.

Police ask anyone with information about this case to call the Lincoln Police Department at 402-441-6000 or make an anonymous report to Lincoln Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600.

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