BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A man wanted for murder out of Bridgeport, Connecticut was captured in Ohio on Monday, according to police.
41-year-old Derrick Francis also known as Ainsley Forbes is accused of shooting and killing Brianna McKoy on April 6 in Bridgeport.
Bridgeport police said Francis was taken into police custody after fleeing from a vehicle during a traffic stop, in Ohio. Officers said they found a loaded handgun inside the vehicle and that Francis is now facing additional firearm charges in Ohio.
He is now in the custody of Solon and Cuyahoga County police in Ohio.
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Francis will be extradited back to Connecticut where he will be charged with the murder of McKoy. Francis is being held on a $3 million bond.
Anyone with information regarding the murder of McKoy is asked to contact Det. 203-581-5243 or utilize the Bridgeport Police Tips Line at 203-576-TIPS.