Phillip Lewis arrested

A man wanted by the FBI was arrested in Flint on Friday, Feb. 8.

Phillip Lee Lewis, 25, is charged with murder and first-degree robbery

He is wanted for his alleged involvement in a murder that happened on Jan. 16.

Police said Lewis allegedly went into a gas station in Gray, Kentucky, brandished a firearm, and shot a customer trying to flee the apparent robbery.

The victim was identified as 25-year-old Gary Medlin of Barbourville, Kentucky.

An arrest warrant was issued on Jan. 17 by the Commonwealth of Kentucky after Lewis was charged with murder and first-degree robbery.

On Jan. 23, a federal arrest warrant was issued by the United States District Court for Eastern District of Kentucky.

Kentucky State Police said Lewis was arrested Friday in Flint. Police said a task force of federal and state officials caught Lewis.

He will be held in Michigan pending extradition.

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