2 wanted for fatal North Dakota shooting arrested in Arizona

Associated Press

Bismarck, N.D. – Two men wanted for a fatal shooting in Bismarck, North Dakota have been arrested in a small Arizona town near the border of Mexico, according to police.

The men, 26 and 29, are both from Detroit, Michigan and were traveling in Douglas, Arizona late Thursday night when they were pulled over for a traffic violation and arrested on warrants from North Dakota, officials said.

Both have warrants from Burleigh County for murder. Additionally the 26-year-old man is also wanted for aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, unlawfully possessing a firearm and wearing a mask while committing a crime.

Police say the two are accused of fatally shooting 26-year-old Reonardo Alexis and injuring another man at a Bismarck apartment March 28. The man who was wounded is expected to recover.

Authorities say the shooting was a targeted attack, but they haven’t released a motive. Both men are in the Cochise County Jail in Arizona.