A man police have sought since Aug. 15 in the shooting death of Fort Worth teenager Kelvin Hayes has been arrested and faces a murder charge, police records show.
Jhamal Farris, 26, was arrested Friday in Fort Worth, according to Everman police.
Hayes was at a basketball court in Clyde Pittman Park in Everman on the night of Aug. 1 when he was shot in the middle of a large crowd of people, police said.
Hayes was treated by first responders and transported to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, where he was pronounced dead at about 10 p.m.
Farris was booked into Tarrant County Jail and also faces a charge of failing to give identification to police, according to jail records.
Fort Worth police didn’t immediately say how Farris evaded arrest for nearly two months or how or where he was found.
Farris is a Fort Worth resident, according to court records.
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