(WIS) - The U.S. Marshals Service and the New Haven, CT police department is searching for a murder suspect with ties to several East Coast states, including South Carolina.
Tramaine Marquise Poole, 42, is wanted in the May 31 fatal shooting death of Tyekqua Nesbitt, as well as an arrest warrant for a shooting incident that occurred on May 7 in New Haven when Poole attempted to kill his estranged wife. Both incidents are believed connected.
Detectives believe the victim was targeted by the shooter and have identified Poole as the shooter.
Poole has ties to Fitchburg, MA; Jersey City, NJ; New York City; North Carolina and South Carolina; Lancaster, PA; Philadelphia; Arizona and Georgia.
The U.S. Marshals have been asked to assist in locating Poole, who is 5'11" inches tall, weighs approximately 160 pounds, is a black male with a medium complexion, and has short black hair. Poole has tattoos on both arms and may be wearing a dreadlock wig as a disguise.
The U.S. Marshals are offering a cash award of up to $5,000, and the New Haven Police Department has been authorized an additional $25,000 for information leading to the direct arrest of Poole. Any information will be considered confidential. Persons having information should contact the U.S. Marshals at 1-877-Wanted-2 (1-877-926-8332). Poole should be considered armed and dangerous, individuals should not attempt to arrest Poole themselves.