UPDATE: Wausau shooting suspect arrested in Illinois

Desmond Mayo's previous booking photo
Desmond Mayo's previous booking photo(Marathon County Jail)
Published: Feb. 8, 2023 at 1:40 PM CST
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WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) - A 29-year-old man accused of shooting another man near Wausau last month has been arrested in Ilinois.

Desmond Mayo, was arrested Tuesday morning in the Chicago area by U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Fugitive Task Force. He’s being held in Illinois pending an extradition hearing.

The Marathon County Sheriff’s Office said a 38-year-old man was shot on Feb. 4 on Mcintosh Road in the town of Wausau. Authorities said the victim was shot multiple times before driving himself to a local hospital.

The victim identified the shooter as Mayo. Investigators said Mayo left Wisconsin following the incident.