INDIANAPOLIS—A suspect in a 2021 Minneapolis murder was accidentally released from an Indianapolis detention center last week and officials are trying to find him.
Kevin Mason, 28, was charged with manslaughter in connection with the fatal shooting of Dontevius Catchings in theThe gunfire broke out while a man was visiting in front of a nightclub in downtown Minneapolis.
Mason was charged by warrant in Hennepin County about two months later.
On Wednesday, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office in Indianapolis said he was accidentally released “due to an erroneous review of records by civilian personnel.”
The sheriff’s office says Minnesota authorities waived extradition on one of the arrest warrants, which may have contributed to the confusion. The two other warrants were accidentally closed as duplicates.
A Marion County employee was fired Friday because of the error, the sheriff’s office said.
The Marion County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding Mason. He is described as 6 feet tall, weighing 205 pounds, with a cross tattoo under his left eye and “SUB” tattooed on his chest.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.
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