16-Year-Old Arrested for November 9 Murder of 74-Year-Old Ruxin Wang

January 3, 2018


South Precinct detectives tonight arrested 16-year-old Myeisha Brown for the November 9th murder of Ruxin Wang, 74, who was shot to death outside his Claiborne Street home.        

Brown is charged with criminal homicide at juvenile detention.         

Wang went outside to retrieve a trash can when shots were fired just before 4 p.m. on November 9th.  Witnesses reported seeing several young people run from the scene.         

After weeks of intense police work and numerous interviews, lead Detective Desmond Sumerel’s investigation led to the identification of Brown as the person alleged to have shot and killed Wang.  Brown refused to speak to detectives after her arrest.                                                          


16-year-old Myeisha Brown

Ruxin Wang, 74