IMPD, U.S. Marshals arrest suspect in murder of Montel Robinson

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis police and U.S. Marshals arrested a suspect Friday in connection with the murder of 24-year-old Montel Robinson on the northeast side last month.

Steven Gaston, 23, was taken into custody on a preliminary charge of murder for the July shooting that left Robinson dead.

Police were called to the 5600 block of Brendon Way Parkway around 10:45 a.m. on July 1 on a report of a person shot. They arrived to find Robinson suffering from multiple apartment gunshot wounds. He died at a nearby hospital a short time later.

Police at the time said they believed the shooting might be domestic in nature.

On Friday, police said they had arrested Gaston in connection with Robinson’s murder.

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As of Friday afternoon, Gaston was being held in the Marion County Jail without bond. And initial hearing in the case had not yet been set.

Gaston’s arrest was the third IMPD announced Friday in connection with an Indianapolis Homicide.

Earlier in the day, police said they had arrested 22-year-old Vincent Love on preliminary charges of murder and being a serious violent felon in possession of a firearm in connection with the Dec. 21 death of Steven Dodd.

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IMPD also announced the arrest of 19-year-old Gamron Tedford on a preliminary charge of murder in connection with the death of JeShon Ché Cameron, 20, on July 16 at a Far Eastside gas station.

Like Gaston, both suspects were being held at the Marion County Jail without bond while awaiting an initial hearing.

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