Montclair police arrested Devon Marshall today in connection with the May 31st shooting on Greenwood Avenue of Jalen Riley, who was found with multiple gun shot wounds after police responded to reports of gunfire near the Union Gardens apartments.
Detectives have been working closely with the US Marshalls Service in attempting to track down Marshall who had been on the run since the May shooting. US Marshalls along with Montclair Detectives responded to the 800 block of South 16th Street in Newark where information received had indicated Devon was possibly staying. They responded to a third floor apartment where Devon Marshall was taken into custody without incident.
Marshall was processed and formally charged with Aggravated Assault (N.J.S.2C:12-1B(2)), Unlawful Possession of a Weapon (N.J.S.2C:39-5b), and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose (N.J.S.2C:39-4a). Judge Insley set bail at $100,000 with no 10% option.
Marshall was known to Montclair police, with several incidents of aggravated assault against police officers.