Danville murder suspect busted in Indy

DANVILLE — A 30-year-old Indianapolis man is behind bars in connection with a fatal shooting outside of a Danville nightclub early Sunday morning.

Dejuan Alexander was arrested on a warrant for first-degree murder Tuesday in his hometown by the Indianapolis Police Department’s violent crimes unit, according to Danville Public Safety Director Larry Thomason.

Thomason said Alexander was taken into custody during a traffic stop on Indianapolis’ east side. He is currently being held without bond.

The warrant, issued on Monday, stems from the death of 25-year-old Demaree D. Tetter of Danville, who was fatally shot outside of Club Deuce, 623 N. Vermilion St.

Police were called to a fight at the club about 1:30 a.m. While they were trying to break up a disturbance inside, they learned that shots had been fired outside.

Police found two men at the rear of the business in the 700 block of North Vermilion St. Both had been shot.

Both men were transported to Presence United Samaritans Medical Center in Danville, where Mr. Tetter was pronounced dead at 2:06 a.m.

The other man, 35, was transferred to Carle Hospital in Urbana for further treatment. Police have not yet identified the man, but said his wounds weren’t considered life-threatening.

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