IMPD arrests man in Dec. 28 fatal shooting of teen

Mickens faces preliminary charge of murder

INDIANAPOLIS - Police arrested an Indianapolis man on Tuesday for his involvement in a Dec. 28 homicide.

Officers with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department arrested 35-year-old Braumel Mickens on a preliminary charge of murder.

Authorities said Mickens is charged in connection with the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Markeewann Ward .

Officers said Ward was found dead in an alley near the 3500 block of Graceland Avenue with at least one gunshot wound.

Police said Mickens is being held without bond in the Marion County Jail.

More information will become available after formal charges are filed.

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