Posted: Nov 2, 2010 6:59 PM by Kate Mundy
Updated: Nov 2, 2010 7:04 PM
A wanted murder suspect featured on America's Most Wanted is captured by US Marshals and Lafayette Police in the Hub City. Mickey Smith was captured before 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at MLK and Cora.
Smith has been on the run since allegedly killing a 44-year old man in Joliet, Illinois. He's accused in the shooting death of Douglas Smith. According to America's Most Wanted, Smith is a member of the Gangster Disciple street gang with a long and violent criminal history.
Smith has been arrested in the past for home invasion, domestic battery, burglary and aggravated battery. He was considered armed and dangerous, but according to Lafayette Police Spokesman Cpl. Paul Mouton, his arrest happened without incident.