Murder suspect known as 'G-Money' arrested in Glendale home

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By Alicia Barron By Alicia Barron

GLENDALE, Ariz. – A man wanted for murder in Indiana was arrested by U.S. marshals in Glendale Thursday morning.

Gerald “G-Money” Houston, 45, was taken into custody at a home near Maryland and 71st avenues.

He is charged with one count of murder and two counts of felony criminal recklessness in Lake County, Ind., involving the death of Lewis Reid Jr., 36, on July 30, 2008.

Houston is accused of gunning Reid down. The victim was an acquaintance of the suspect. The two reportedly got into an argument while with a group.

According to records, Houston pulled out a gun and began shooting at the group as he fled. Reid was shot in the stomach and died in a hospital

The Lake County Sheriff’s Department asked the U.S. Marshals Service Great Lakes Task Force for help in locating and arresting Houston in November 2009.

Detectives developed information the suspect may be in Glendale with a relative. After conducting surveillance at the home, the task force saw Houston entering the residence and took him into custody without incident.

He is being held at the Fourth Avenue Jail pending extradition to Indiana.