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MAN WANTED IN NOVEMBER MURDER ARRESTED

The Brookhaven man wanted in a November fatal shooting in the city was arrested today in Pennsylvania, the police department said in a statement.

Cordarryl Lamond Bell, 24, was arrested by the U.S. Marshals Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force in Erie, Pennsylvania, for the murder of Aquarius Nelson of Brookhaven, according to police.

Multiple agencies investigating Bell, of 510 East Congress St., and his connection to a string of crimes on and around Nov. 2. have been searching for him since the incidents.

Bell’s name was mentioned in relation to the shooting of Christopher Stringer, 39, at his residence on North Egypt Circle around 2:30 p.m. Nov. 2, police said. Stringer was wounded in the leg. Brookhaven Police Chief Bobby Bell said when officers interviewed Stringer he stated he did not know who shot him.

BPD responded to a report of shots fired on East Independence Street around 4:30 p.m. Nov. 2. At 4:45 p.m., the BPD was dispatched to King’s Daughters Medical Center in reference to a person being shot. Nelson, 26, of 905 East Independence St., was pronounced dead at KDMC after being shot multiple times, according to police. The fatal shooting is alleged to have taken place on Walnut Street.

Chief Bell said Cordarryl Bell’s name was mentioned in reference to both shooting incidents.