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Shooting suspect extradited to Illinois after being arrested in Missouri

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EAST CAPE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – A shooting suspect is being extradited to Illinois after being arrested in Cape Girardeau Saturday.

Merced Martinez, 29, was taken into custody for his alleged involvement after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds near Illinois Route 146 in East Cape, Illinois September 13. The victim is expected to survive, police said.

According to police, the victim was seen arguing with four suspects who were seated in a pickup truck before the shooting occurred.

Martinez is charged with attempted murder.

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