South First Street murder suspect taken into custody in Pennsylvania

South First Street murder suspect taken into custody in Pennsylvania
The prime suspect in a November 5 murder on S. First St. in Charlottesville has been taken into custody in Pennsylvania after a 23 day search. (Source: Associated Press)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - The suspect in a November 5 murder on S. First St. in Charlottesville has been taken into custody by the Charlottesville Police Department in Pennsylvania after a 23 day search.

Tajuan Rahmeen Allen was arrested in connection with the murder of Dre’Shawn Ravon McDonald, 27. McDonald was found suffering from a gunshot wound in the 900 block of S. First St, and transported to UVA Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Allen is charged with 2nd degree murder and possession of a firearm after having been convicted of a violent felony.

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