Neighbors Relieved After Three Arrests Made in Columbia Homicide

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COLUMBIA - Neighbors who live near McKee Park are relieved after police arrested three people on Wednesday night and Thursday morning in connection with the Tre'veon Marshall homicide.

Justin Carter said after the shooting neigbors locked their doors and went to bed earlier. Carter is relieved that the police department made three arrests.

"I feel much safer knowing that they caught three people," he said. "I didn't feel safe after it happened."

Sgt. Joe Bernhard of the Columbia Police Department confirmed 18-year-old Joshua Murray was arrested on the 2200 block of Crestridge Dr. around 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. Murray was charged with armed criminal action and first degree murder.

17-year-old Kimberly Huett-Linzie was arrested around 3 a.m. Thursday at 600 East Walnut St. She is charged with hindering prosecution.

The third arrested was 19-year-old Nicholas Raheem Thomas. He was arrested around 8:30 a.m. on the 400 block of Duncan St. He is charged with first degree murder and armed criminal action.

Robert Shneider has lived in the neighborhood for more than seven years.

"Justice has been served," he said.

Shneider said after the shooting, he and a friend would stay up late patrolling the neighborhood. He's relieved that the arrests were made.

Marshall died after being shot on July 14 at McKee Park in Northeast Columbia.

 

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