Detroit homicide suspects arrested in Fort Wayne

Quantry Brown (Courtesy of Allen County Sheriff's Department)

U.S. Marshals on Wednesday night arrested the second of two men in Fort Wayne who were wanted in connection with an October homicide in Detroit.

Quantry Brown, 18, was arrested after marshals received information that he had family in the Fort Wayne area, according to a news release.

U.S. Marshals and the Fort Wayne Police Gang Unit found him in a Wildwood Avenue home. According to Fort Wayne Police logs, a search warrant was served at 6:48 p.m. on Wildwood. Brown was booked into the Allen County Jail and awaits extradition to Detroit.

Brown is charged with another suspect, Lamont Carpenter, 20. Carpenter was arrested in Fort Wayne last week by the Fort Wayne Police Gang Unit, according to the release.

According to The Detroit News, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office has charged both men with murder, armed robbery and felony firearm in connection with an Oct. 25 shooting at an apartment building during a marijuana deal. Aaron Denard Beasley, 29, was shot and killed after producing marijuana for sale, according to the newspaper’s website.

According to Michigan 36th District Court records provided by The Detroit News, both suspects live in Fort Wayne, Carpenter in the 2900 block of Elmdale Drive and Brown in the 2400 block of Carlton Court.