An Illinois man wanted for the 2009 murder of a 15-year-old boy who was beaten, shot and set on fire on his way to a birthday party because he wouldn’t “throw up a crown” for the Latin Kings was placed into Chicago Police custody Sunday night.
The FBI announced it had captured 29-year-old Luis Macedo, who has been on the run for eight years, Sunday afternoon. He was turned over to Chicago Police about 8:45 p.m. Sunday evening upon his arrival at O’Hare International Airport.
Last year, then-FBI Director James Comey announced in Chicago that Macedo had been added to the agency’s “Ten Most Wanted Fugitives” list. The FBI also announced a $100,000 reward for information leading to his arrest.
A pack of gang members pummeled Alex Arellano with baseball bats, ran him over with a car, shot him in the head and even set the boy on fire in May 2009 on