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Man suspected of 4th of July homicide arrested 9 months later


Nine months after a woman’s Independence Day killing sparked an Amber Alert to find her one-year-old son, Milwaukee police have arrested the suspected gunman. Officers arrested Renado Hall on April 3, according to a criminal complaint filed April 6. In the complaint, Assistant District Attorney Grant Huebner identified Hall, 21, as the person who killed Nariana Staten near 26 and Burleigh on July 4, 2021. When police realized Staten had a one-year-old son , Ay’den, who had been with her. , they activated the Amber alert. In the complaint, Huebner said Hall took the boy to a relative and dropped him off. This relative called the police when they saw the alert. Hall made his first appearance in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Thursday, April 7, according to online records. A court commissioner set bail at $150,000 in cash. According to the complaint, Hall threatened to kill Staten because of drugs and other property he said were stolen from Staten’s home, where Hall lived. The document says Hall admitted he and others fired on Staten’s sister’s house and Staten’s father’s house “in an effort to retrieve the cocaine and prove he had nothing to do with it.” do with the missing cocaine”. On the day of the homicide, according to the complaint, Hall told detectives that Staten confronted Hall who was at a party with another girl. “He claimed the victim must have grabbed the gun, but then later admitted he was holding the gun when the shot occurred,” Huebner wrote. “The defendant said he had no intention of shooting him. He said it was an accident.” The complaint said Hall later wrote a letter of apology to Staten’s family. and alleged threats. His next court appearance is scheduled for April 18.

Nine months after a woman’s Independence Day killing sparked an Amber Alert to find her one-year-old son, Milwaukee police officers have arrested the suspected gunman.

Police officers arrested Renado Hall on April 3, according to a criminal complaint filed April 6.

In the complaint, Assistant District Attorney Grant Huebner identified Hall, 21, as the person who killed Nariana Staten near 26 and Burleigh on July 4, 2021.

When the police realized Staten had a one-year-old son, Ay’den, who was with her, they activated the Amber Alert.

In the complaint, Huebner said Hall took the boy to a relative and dropped him off.

This relative called the police when they saw the alert.

Hall made his first appearance in Milwaukee County Circuit Court on Thursday, April 7, according to online records.

A court commissioner set bail at $150,000 in cash.

According to the complaint, Hall threatened to kill Staten because of drugs and other property he said were stolen from Staten’s home, where Hall lived.

The document says Hall admitted he and others fired on Staten’s sister’s house and Staten’s father’s house “in an effort to retrieve the cocaine and prove he had nothing to do with it.” with the missing cocaine”.

On the day of the homicide, the complaint said Hall told detectives that Staten confronted Hall who was at a party with another girl.

“He claimed the victim must have grabbed the gun, but then later admitted he was holding the gun when the shot occurred,” Huebner wrote. “The defendant said he had no intention of shooting him. He claimed it was an accident.”

The complaint said Hall later wrote a letter of apology to Staten’s family.

Hall was charged with reckless homicide and 12 other crimes related to murder, shooting and alleged threatening.

His next court appearance is scheduled for April 18.

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