A Chicago street gang member wanted in the burning and killing of a 15-year-old boy on the Southwest Side in 2009 and placed on the FBI “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list has been arrested in Mexico, according to the FBI.
Luis Macedo, 29, was arrested by Mexican federal immigration officers coordinating with the FBI on Saturday in Guadalajara, in Jalisco state in western Mexico, according to an FBI news release. Macedo, formerly of Oak Lawn, is charged in Cook County with first-degree murder in the slaying of Alex Arellano and is charged in federal court with fleeing to avoid prosecution, according to the FBI and court records.
Macedo was believed to have fled the Chicago area soon after the killing and thought to be living in Mexico or the southeastern U.S., authorities said. He is in FBI custody and will be brought to Chicago, where he will be turned over to local