18-year-old arrested in connection with murder of 17-year-old at Inkster liquor store

Allen Marion taken into custody

Allen Marion (Michigan State Police)

INKSTER, Mich. – An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 17-year-old boy at an Inkster liquor store.

The incident happened Aug. 6 at the Twenty Five Hour Party Store on Michigan Avenue in Inkster. A 17-year-old boy was found dead inside the store, Michigan State Police said.

Officials announced Sept. 16 that they were searching for Allen Marion, 18, in connection with the murder. He was taken into custody without incident Sunday night (Sept. 25) by the MSP Second District Fugitive Team.

Marion is suspected of second-degree murder, discharging a firearm into a building, and felony firearm.

Marion’s accomplice turned himself in to police before Sept. 16, according to authorities.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call MSP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.

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