Suspect Arrested in Fort Dodge Murder from July 4th

by Brian Wilson
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Fort Dodge Police have arrested the man wanted in connection with the 4th of July murder of a Fort Dodge teenager.

According to Fort Dodge Police Chief Dennis Quinn, 18-year-old Jamarrion James Davis, also known as JJ was taken into custody Thursday afternoon.

Police say after a search warrant was executed at 447 North 27th Street in Fort Dodge, Davis fled the scene and was apprehended after a short foot pursuit.

His arrest comes less than two days following the murder of 15-year-old Jameel C. Redding Pettrigrew of Fort Dodge.

 According to police, Redding-Pettigrew was gunned down Tuesday at around 9:45 p.m. in Fort Dodge.

Davis is charged with first degree murder.

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