Timothy Ross : “Fugitive Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Bloomfield Man; Extradition to Connecticut Pending”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : Man Arrested in Connection to Fatal Shooting in Bloomfield, Connecticut

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. – The U.S. Marshals Service announced on Monday that they have apprehended a Connecticut fugitive wanted in connection to the fatal shooting of a Bloomfield man on Friday in Arizona. The incident occurred on December 4th when 31-year-old Timothy Ross was shot while sitting in his car on the 500 block of Bloomfield Avenue. Despite being rushed to the hospital, Ross succumbed to his injuries.

Following the shooting, the Bloomfield Police Department swiftly obtained an arrest warrant for 29-year-old Devante Swaby, who was identified as the suspect in the fatal incident. Recognizing the gravity of the situation, local authorities sought the assistance of the U.S. Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force to locate and apprehend Swaby.

After an extensive investigation, the U.S. Marshals were led to the 8100 block of North 99th Avenue in Peoria, Arizona, where Swaby had fled to following the shooting. Acting swiftly, the Arizona U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force apprehended Swaby on Friday and subsequently transported him to the Peoria Police Department.

Currently, Swaby is awaiting extradition back to Connecticut, where he will face multiple charges including murder, criminal use of a weapon, carrying a pistol without a permit, possession of an assault weapon, and possession of weapons in a motor vehicle. It is expected that he will be transported back to Bloomfield in the coming days to face these charges.

The arrest of Swaby brings a sense of relief to the Bloomfield community, as residents can now begin to heal from the tragedy that occurred. Law enforcement agencies have expressed their gratitude to the U.S. Marshals Service and the Connecticut Violent Fugitive Task Force for their swift and successful efforts in apprehending the suspect.

As the investigation continues, authorities are urging anyone with additional information related to the shooting to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigation. The Bloomfield Police Department remains committed to ensuring justice for Timothy Ross and his loved ones, and will continue to work diligently to bring closure to this case.

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