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Police arrested Zane Christian, 27, the day after he allegedly shot Rico Turner
After a day of manhunting, law enforcement arrested a 25-year-old man accused of shooting his ex-wife’s fiance as the couple and their three children were walking through a shopping mall Monday.
Zane Christian was arrested by the U.S. Marshals in West Virginia after he allegedly shot Rico Turner as he walked through a shopping plaza with his wife and three children: https://t.co/XVNfKYP8Cb
— U.S. Marshals (@USMarshalsHQ) November 13, 2020
Zane Christian approached Rico Turner and allegedly shot him
Shortly before 2 p.m. Zane Christian approached Rico Turner, 27, and allegedly shot him in the parking lot of the Lakeside Mall in Salem, Virginia, according to a press release from the Salem Police Department.
When the police arrived, Turner was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. Christian fled the scene and several security forces began to work together to find him.
“After Salem Police investigated the scene, they laid charges against Christian, including malicious injury, reckless use of a firearm and three cases of child neglect,” police said. upon their release. “The indictable murder charge was added after Mr. Turner’s death.”
Police added that the three child neglect cases were filed because there were three children present at the time of the shooting.
The next day, just before noon, U.S. Marshals and officers from their task force in neighboring West Virginia arrested Christian without incident, they said in a separate press release.
“Christian is currently being held in Jackson County, West Virginia, awaiting his extradition to Virginia,” the statement said.
It is not known whether he appeared before a judge or received a lawyer.
According to an arrest warrant from television broadcaster WSLS, Christian allegedly used Snapchat while on the move.
“Sgt. Miller recently saw an in-person Snapchat video in which this user posted a video about sniffing people,” the warrant read. The warrant also revealed that Christian is the husband of Turner’s fiancé.
Meanwhile, Turner’s family and friends are devastated and have created a GoFundMe for his fiancée Emily and their three children, as well as another report for his son, Kaleb, from a separated relationship.