Murder suspect arrested after police standoff - Tucson News Now

Murder suspect arrested after police standoff

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

A police standoff involving a wanted murder suspect came to a close on Tucson's far east side.

Jeremy Shane Davis was taken into custody.

Davis, 27, was wanted for the suspected homicide of Ricky Lomax, 25, at a 24-hour Walmart in the 3900 block of E. Grant Road on May 1.

Tucson police saying in a release, "With the assistance of personnel from the United States Marshals Arizona Wanted Violent Offender Task Force as well as from the Pima County Fugitive Investigative Strike Team (FIST), Jeremy Shane Davis was taken into custody."

According to police, officers were there to serve a warrant issued for his arrest in relation to the homicide incident that occurred on May 1, 2013.

Davis was transported and booked into the Pima County Jail.

Officials say U.S. Marshals went to serve a search warrant around 2:20 p.m. at the Crown Villas Apartments near 22nd and Camino Seco, but Davis had barricaded himself inside, according to police.

Police say the suspect indicated he was not going to come out of the residence. A bomb squad then arrived on scene because the suspect had the potential to be dangerously armed, police say.

He eventually left the apartment is now in custody.

About one dozen police vehicles were on scene.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly