We're learning more about a fugitive arrested in Grand Junction last night. 19–year–old John Leland Neal Jr. is being held on a $1 million dollar bond in the Mesa County Jail.
The Grand Junction Police Department arrested Neal last night at 1945 4th Street after they got a tip from investigators in Mohave County, Arizona.
Authorities say Neal is wanted there for a homicide last month.
Witnesses say they saw him shoot 28-year-old Anthony Martin in the chest and head several times.
Martin was found dead on the side of a road near Kingman, AZ.
Neal will be facing first degree murder charges in Arizona and
he's awaiting extradition.
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