FBI: Woman accused of killing mother's pregnant neighbor captured

UPDATE: The FBI announced Friday morning that Shanika Minor had been captured in North Carolina.

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Authorities added a 24-year-old Wisconsin woman to the list of the nation's 10 Most Wanted fugitives after federal agents said she killed her mother's pregnant neighbor following an argument over loud music.

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A $100,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the capture of Minor. She is 5 feet 6 inches tall with a medium build, black hair and brown eyes. Authorities warned she is believed to be armed and "extremely dangerous."

Minor has been at-large since March 2016, when investigators say she fatally shot her mother's 23-year-old neighbor in Milwaukee. The neighbor, identified by Milwaukee police as Tamecca Perry, died on March 6, just five days before she was expected to give birth to her third child.

Perry collapsed in the duplex she split with Minor's mother and died in front of her two children, according to the FBI. Her unborn child also died in the shooting.

Minor and Perry were high school classmates. On the day before the fatal shooting, the pair argued over Perry playing loud music in her home, according to authorities.

"Apparently Minor believed that the victim had somehow disrespected her or her mother," said FBI Special Agent Chad Piontek, who is investigating the case. "This was a senseless crime and we believe Minor is capable of more violence. We need to capture her so that no one else is harmed."

Minor on March 5 fired a single shot into the air during an argument with Perry outside the pregnant woman's duplex, witnesses told police. The argument stemmed over a complaint from Minor's mother about Perry playing loud music late at night.

Minor's mother attempted to break up the fight and Minor left the area after firing her gun.

"Most people who witnesses the incident thought that was the end of it," Piontek said.

Minor, however, returned to the neighborhood just before 3 a.m. on March 6. She confronted Perry again and Minor's mother once again attempted to intervene, this time by putting herself between the two women.

Wanted by the FBI: Shanika S. Minor

Shanika S. Minor, a Wisconsin woman charged with killing a pregnant woman and her unborn child, has been named to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list, and a reward of up to $100,000 is being offered for information leading to her capture. 
Anyone with information concerning Minor should contact the nearest FBI office or local law enforcement agency or submit a tip online at tips.fbi.gov. 
More details: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/2016/june/new-top-ten-fugitive/new-top-ten-fugitive

Posted by FBI – Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday, June 28, 2016

"Witnesses said Minor reached over her mother's shoulder and fired her gun, striking (Perry) in the chest," according to the FBI.

She fled from the area and has since told acquaintances that she won't turn herself in, federal agents said. Investigators believe she may have contact with people in Texas, Tennessee, Ohio, Georgia, Missouri and Mississippi.

Minor is wanted on charges of first-degree intentional homicide and first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child. Anyone with information on her whereabouts can contact his or her local FBI office or law enforcement, or submit a tip online.